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E-Book Directions

E-Book Access

E-books may be accessed either ONLINE or OFFLINE.  Due to copyright restrictions, most are available to only one patron at a time. If there are specific e-books you would like to see available, please contact one of our librarians about having the library purchase it.

 

ONLINE E-Book Access

Online (web access) to Follett eBooks is supported by the Full-featured Online Reader or Basic Online Reader. It can be accessed through your computer and the HHS Library’s Destiny card catalog web pagehttp://destiny.lewis.k12.mo.us/quest/servlet/presentquestform.do?site=101

Online Computer Minimum System Requirements

Windows®
Internet Explorer 6.x or higher 
Firefox 2.0 or higher 

Mac OS®
Safari 3.0 or higher 
Firefox 2.0 or higher

Linux Firefox 2.0 or higher

Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher is required to run the Full-featured Online Flash reader. http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Pop-up blockers

To allow access to the full range of features and products on FollettShelf you may need to set your Internet browser to allow pop-ups for *.follettshelf.com.

 

OFFLINE E-Book Access

E-books may be downloaded to devices which have the Follett Digital Reader app installed. The Follett Digital Reader app is currently available for iPads running iOS 4.0 and newer and Android tablets running Android 3.0 and newer. A screen of at least 7 inches will be needed. Because the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook are proprietary systems and not full Android systems, they will not allow the installation of the necessary app.

You can download the offline reader from the Installation Instructions page.http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/page.cfm?page_id=31

The iPad® App can be found in the Apple App Store. Download it today.http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/follett-digital-reader/id482587671?mt=8

 

The Android™ App can be found in Google Play. Download it today.https://play.google.com/store/search?q=follett%20%2B%20android

Once you have downloaded the reader, you will log in with your regular Desitiny username and password. You will also need to plug “wbb32054” into the address blank so that you will access the HHS e-book collection.

The full web version of the Follett Shelf application can also be accessed at:

https://wbb32054.follettshelf.com/shelf/servlet/presentshelfform.do?site=32054

Downloaded e-books will remain available for two weeks or until “Return Early” is selected on the Digital Reader App.

If you need assistance, please call the Highland High School Library at 573-209-3240 during school hours or call Follett Technical Support at 800-854-3002.

 

OTHER GREAT SOURCES FOR E-BOOKS

American Memory - 19th Century in Print has 1,500 books from the late 1800's

Digital Book Index - connects to 165,00 e-books, 140,00 of which are free

Inkmesh - Indexes promotional free e-books

Just Free Books - indexes the content of seven hundred websites offering free books

Google Book Search -includes millions of volumes

Online Book Page - University of Pennsylvania's index of over a million free e-books

Open Library - Over a million e-books available for loan

Project Gutenberg - offers 40,000 free e-books

PublicLiterature.org - offers literary classics easily accessed

World Wide School - offers over two thousand textbooks indexed by subject