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Axis 360 Assistance and eBook Help

Axis 360 eBooks is a collection of eBooks available to download to your smart phone, tablet, desktop, laptop, or Nook.

Things to know about Axis 360 eBooks:

► The Magic Wall view only shows 36 titles at a time. The covers rotate, eventually showing all available books.
► To see all the available books without waiting for the covers to rotate, select the Browse by Subject tab
► You can check out up to 5 Axis 360 titles at a time, for up to 21 days.
► To check out a title for less than 21 days, choose "Add to Checkout List" and use the sliding date bar to choose how many days you want to keep the book.
► Some titles in Axis 360 feature audio. Look for the green headphones symbol on your downloaded books.

How to read an Axis 360 title:

To read an Axis 360 title on a smart phone, tablet, or PC, you must download the free Blio app.
To read an Axis 360 title on a NOOK, you must first download the free Adobe Digital Editions software to your PC.

Read an Axis 360 Title in Blio in 5 Easy Steps

► Download the free Blio app on your smartphone, tablet, or PC. Make a note of your Blio account username and password.
► Go to HGTC Library's Axis 360 and login with your H number (ie, H00123456).
► For the book you want, click checkout (or Add to Checkout List if you plan to check out multiple titles) and select the Blio format.
► On checkout, login to your Blio account to ensure immediate access to the title in your app.
► Open your Blio app and start reading!
More detailed instructions with screenshots are available here.

 

Read an Axis 360 Title on a NOOK in 7 Easy Steps

► Download the free Adobe Digital Editions (see the Adobe Digital Editions tab for step-by-step instructions). Make a note of your ADE username and password.
► Go to Armstrong Library's Axis 360 and login with your ID number (ie, 300500123456).
► Click checkout next to the title you want (or Add to Checkout List if you plan to check out multiple titles) and select the ePub format.
► Go to your Checkout List and confirm the checkout.
► Click the Download link next to your titles to open the books in Adobe Digital Editions.
► In Adobe Digital Editions, go to Library and click on Borrowed to see all the books you have borrowed from the library.
► Right click on each book, select Copy to Computer/Device, then select your device.
axisReader-logo.pngAxis 360 Reader downloads for your device*

Supported Platforms: Android and iOS (iPhone or iPad). Choose platform below to download. *Recommended download over the Blio app.


Blio downloads for your device

Supported Platforms: Windows, Android, iOS (iPhone or iPad). Choose platform below to download.


Installing Blio or AxisReader without Google Play Market

Not all android devices are created equal. Because the settings range so widely, some devices have not been approved via the Play store for the Blio app. If you do not see results when searching for Blio in the Play store, the device may need to have the app side loaded.

Side loading application can be problematic due to default configurations on the device. For example, the Kindle Fire does not have the normal android accessibility controls and they also have different font tools. Use your Android QR Scanner to get these files.

axisReader for the Kindle Fire


Click this link to load a pdf file with the instructions for sideloading your Kindle Fire with the axisReader app

 

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