The Canton Public Library is
participating in a statewide pilot program to bring you eBooks and other
eContent freely available for you to check out and download to your reading
devices. Now in addition to the OCLN's partnership with Overdrive, we have
new partners in Baker & Taylor's Axis360 and BiblioBoard to offer a
greater variety and depth of rich and exciting digital content. Click on
graphic above or click
access the Mass eBook Project.
The MA eBook Project is brought to
you by the Massachusetts Library System in partnership with the Massachusetts
Board of Library Commissioners and your local library, funded in part, by the
federal institute of Museum and Library Services.
Before you begin, you may want to
download the reader apps to your device.
for the Android:
for the Kindle Fire:
for the Nook
Adobe Digital Editions
from a wide variety of recent adult and children's books from our new partner
Baker & Taylor's Axis 360
for your Apple, Android or Kindle devices. Start by downloading Axis
Reader by clicking on the App Zone tab. If you already have an
Editions ID, select EPUB format and you are ready to download.
Or, download the Blio app and enjoy enhanced features on many titles.
Preview step by step
instructions for selecting and downloading eBooks from Axis 360's
"Magic Wall", or, you can also follow these specific instructions for
Apple (iOS), or
has millions of pages of curated primary source content, including books, maps,
illustrations, streaming audio and video. It is a growing library of traditional
publisher content including, fiction, graphic novels, comics, children's books,
university press books and much more.
The platform is accessible using modern web
browsers, iPad®, Kindle
Fire HD®, Nexus
tablets® and Galaxy
Tab® (4.0+). See
Patrons have access to over 170,000 titles to preview. If they decide it is a
book they want, they can choose up to a seven day checkout. Content can be
accessed by multiple users at the same time which is perfect for a classroom
EBL offers content across all academic and professional subject areas. This
is especially important for research and can enhance collections for public
libraries with specific content including textbooks and academic presses.