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OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks

OverDrive Basics

Who can access OverDrive?

Any current University of Wisconsin faculty, student or staff member can borrow books from OverDrive.

Do I need to create an OverDrive account?

Your UW credentials are enough to borrow eBooks and e-audiobooks. 

Do I have to download any software or apps to use OverDrive?

No. You can read and listen to books on your laptop or computer via a web browser. 

Can I use a Kindle to read books from OverDrive?

Yes, after you borrow a title, select 'Read now with Kindle' and login to your Amazon account. 

What if I use OverDrive and the Libby app with another library system?

In the Libby menu, tap 'Add a Library.'

Can I download books to read offline? 

Yes, loans are automatically downloaded for offline use if you are on Wifi.