Use Follett Shelf to Read ebooks!
Each school in ECISD has a Follett Shelf available for the students to read and checkout ebooks. When you check out a book you will have access to it for up to 14 days. If a book is not available you can place that book on hold and will be able to check it out when it is returned to the Follett Shelf.
Each schools Follett Shelf is accessible from the school web page by clicking on the Follett Shelf icon in the "Quick Links" section. Students will login using their Student ID number as the Username and the password they have been given at school.
There are two ways you can use the ebooks in Follett Shelf:
Computer or Internet Browser Enabled Device:
1. Read Online-- You can preview books or read portions of the books without checking them out. If you choose this, you may not be able to finish the book because someone else can read it or check it out when you are not reading it.You can use the read online feature to see if you like the book, re-read parts of a book you have already read, or get the citation information you might need for it. You only have temporary control over the book when you choose 'Read Online'.
2. Check Out Online-- You can check out the book just like you would a print copy and have exclusive rights to read the book until the due date. If you use this option, the book will be ready to read whenever you get a chance. You can check it in before the due date, but when the due date is reached the book is automatically returned to the catalog and will be availablefor others to read or check out. Login using your Student ID number as your Username and the password you have been given.
iPad orAndroid Tablet:
If you want to download ebooks to your iPad or Android Tablet: Follett Digital Reader By Follett Library Resources
Follett Digital Reader app leverages the power of Follett Shelf™ and Destiny® Library Manager™ giving you instant nd easy access to Follett eBooks on the go.
Enjoy easy and instant access to your school library’s Follett eBook collection on the go from your iPad or Android Tablet with the Follett Digital Reader app.
The Follett Digital Reader app gives you access to Follett eBooks that you have checked out from your library.
Supports two modes of access:
- Online reader access (persistent internet connection required)
- Download reader access (for when you need to travel outside of WiFi and cellular hotspot range)
Easily configured; enter the URL to your library’s Follett Shelf along with your username and password. Next enter this information in the configuration screen in the app, and your app will be linked to your library.
You can access any eBooks you already have checked out in Follett Shelf, or you can search for new titles with the“Checkout more Books” button and check them out directly through the app.
Your eBooks will automatically return at the end of the loan period or you can return them early.
Familiar features such as Bookmark, ToC, Search*, Dictionary*, Highlighting* and Note Taking* are all available.*(these features available for online reading only)
Intuitive tablet navigation; swipe, pinch, tap and gesture your way through your eBooks and the reader tools.
Follett Digital Reader app
The Follett Digital Reader app is currently available for iPads running iOS 4.0 and newer and Android tablets running Android 3.0 and newer.
The iPad® App can be found in the Apple App Store. Download it today.
The Android™ App can be found in Google Play. Download it today.
Follett Shelf Links