November 27, 2020

OverDrive Releases New Media Console App for NOOK, Over-the-Air Borrowing Now Available

From an OverDrive Announcement:

OverDrive [is announcing] the release of the free OverDrive Media Console app for NOOK, making it even easier for users to borrow eBooks and audiobooks from libraries and schools. With the new OverDrive app, users of NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color can wirelessly borrow eBooks and MP3 audiobooks from the library [sideloading files is no longer needed].

Users can visit the NOOK Store to install the free OverDrive Media Console app. The app enables users to locate a library or school nearby, browse or search their eBook collection and, after entering a valid library card or school ID,  check out and download the title for a lending period of one to three weeks (depending on the library or school’s policies). At the end of the lending period, the title simply expires.

Direct to App (via NOOK Download Store)

Additional Info (via OverDrive’s Digital Library Blog)

UPDATE (10/3): 3M Cloud Library Releases App for NOOK, Wireless Downloads Now Available

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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