QUT Library now provides access to OverDrive – a well-known major distributor of ebook, audiobook, video and music titles.
Find titles in the Creative Industries and Education areas as well as top selling fiction and non-fiction titles for recreational reading.
Once connected to OverDrive browse and search for ebooks. When you find a book you want to read, click on the title and select Borrow to be taken to your Bookshelf.
Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period.
Start reading immediately by clicking Read or selecting Download.
If you wish to download ebooks on your computer (PC or MAC) from the QUT Library OverDrive site you will need Adobe Digital Editions installed.
If you wish to download audiobooks, music, and video on your computer from the QUT Library OverDrive site you will need the OverDrive Media Console program.
In addition if you are acccessing ebooks and/or audiobooks on a tablet or mobile device use the OverDrive Media Console app for that device.
Once at the OverDrive Media Console site click the device name to download OverDrive Media Console to your device.
To transfer to an ebook reader or MP3 Player, connect your device to the computer.
For ebook readers open Adobe Digital Editions and drag and drop your downloaded ebook onto the device name on the left panel.
For MP3/WMA Players open OverDrive Media Console, select your downloaded audiobook and click Transfer to launch the Transfer Wizard.
Click here for help using the OverDrive interface and using OverDrive Media Console with your device. Includes how-to videos.
Also see the Quick Guide to QUT Library Ebooks.