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Download OverDrive eBooks

​You can find OverDrive books through the OverDrive app, the OverDrive website or SearchWorks. OverDrive includes both eBooks and audiobooks.

Regardless of how you get to an eBook in OverDrive, the borrowing process is the same:

  1. After locating an eBook click Borrow. If you're not already authenticated as a Stanford user, you'll be prompted to login with your SUNet ID and password.
  2. Select how you would like to borrow the eBook. Most are available to read as a Kindle eBook or to download as an EPUB eBook. If you don't have a Kindle, you can download the free Kindle app on most devices.

OverDrive App

  1. Download the OverDrive app.
  2. Open the app and Sign Up or Sign In to your OverDrive account.
    1. If you pick Sign in using library card, locate Stanford GSB Library and sign in with your SUNet login.
    2. If you have an OverDrive account with another library, you can use that account and just add Stanford GSB Library to your list of My Libraries.
  3. Search or browse for eBooks and use the above instructions to borrow.

OverDrive Website

  1. Go to the OverDrive website using the link on our website. This will authenticate you with your SUNet login.
  2. Search or browse for eBooks and use the above instructions to borrow.

OverDrive eBooks in SearchWorks

  1. If you find an OverDrive book through SearchWorks, click on the OverDrive access link. (see image)
  2. Use the above instructions to borrow.

See more OverDrive help.

Answered By: Alice Kalinowski
Last Updated: Sep 02, 2020

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