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The EBook Pilot Project -- Read all about it!

NHS NEW eBook program in conjunction with the Massachusetts Library System!

We now have access to three eBook collections from Baker & Taylor, BiblioBoard, and EBook Library (EBL).  

What's in Commonwealth eBook Collections?

Just search, checkout, and download to a device, and you're off and running! 

The MA eBook Commonwealth Collection is brought to you by the Massachusetts Library System in partnership with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and your school library, and funded in part, by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Search ALL 3 eBook Collections HERE

Commonwealth Ebook Collections HELP site

History Reference eBook from Salem Press

Axis 360 includes popular fiction and recently published nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks that can be downloaded on your phone, tablet, iPad, Nook, or Kindle!

Go directly to Axis 360 here or click on the image of the "MAGIC WALL" below:

 

Create an account for Axis 360. Once you have created your account, you can access the Axis 360 site from anywhere.  You will be prompted to create your account when you are checking out a book -- you will be asked for your username and password (as seen below), this is the SAME as your computer login at school.

Find All of Axis 360 videos here!

AXIS 360:

What device can I use Axis 360 on?
You can use Axis 360 on any iOS, Android or Windows devices. Axis 360 can also be used on the Kindle Fire. Download the free Axis 360 app from your app store, search for the Newburyport High School Library and use your school login to create an account.

How long can I check an item out for?

Currently you may check out 3 times for 2 weeks. 

See the library staff or visit the Axis 360 Help website for answers to FAQs.

Axis 360 is available on:Tablets, Computers, Chromebooks, Kindle Fire, & Smart Phones

  • iPhones Search/Browse/Read
  • ‚ÄčWindows PC App is Read- Only (browse and checkout on Axis 360 website)
  • Macs and transfers to Sony, Nook, and Kobo eReaders Read ePub Format Books

Configuring your web browser to allow pop-up windows

Most web browsers include a feature to block pop-up windows. While this may eliminate unwanted or bothersome pop-up windows, the feature sometimes can impede the functionality of legitimate or useful websites.

Follow the instructions below to configure your web browser to allow pop-up windows for your selected websites.

Note: If you have installed third party applications to block pop-ups (examples include the Google, MSN, and Yahoo! toolbars), be sure to consult the vendor documentation to allow pop-up windows for desired websites.

Safari (OS X)

Safari for OS X has no per-website control over blocking pop-up windows. Pop-ups are either blocked, or they are not. To allow pop-ups:

  1. From the Safari menu, choose Preferences... and click the Security tab.
  2. Ensure the Block pop-up windows option is not checked. Unchecking this option will allow pop-ups.
  3. To block pop-ups once again, check the Block pop-up windows checkbox.

Note: If you are concerned about allowing pop-ups globally for all websites that you browse, consider using another web browser that allows website exceptions such as Chrome or Firefox.

Chrome .current (Windows/OS X)

  1. Open Chrome, then go to the web page that you want to allow pop-ups.
  2. In Chrome's URL window, highlight the entire web address of the current page, then choose the Copy command from the Edit menu or right-click and choose the Copy command.
  3. Click the icon with three horizontal bars in the upper right side of the browser toolbar.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the Settings section and click Show advanced settings... .
  6. In the Privacy section, click Content settings... . The Content settings window appears.
  7. Scroll to the Pop-ups section, and then ensure the Do not allow any site to show pop-ups radio button is selected.
  8. Click Manage exceptions... .
  9. In the Hostname pattern field, choose the Paste command from the Edit menu or right-click and choose the Paste command, and ensure the Behavior dropdown menu is set to Allow.

    Notes: Pasting the web address of a page you wish to allow pop-ups is recommended, rather than typing the generic main web address. For example, you might visit www.example.com/requirepopup.html, but the page is actually hosted at popup.example.com/forms/popupform.html. In this example, you must allow popup.example.com, not www.example.com. Note also that entire websites must be allowed, not individual directories or pages, so in this example Chrome will automatically add the top level popup.example.com to its Allowed sites.

  10. Click Done.
  11. Close any remaining dialog boxes.

Firefox .current (Windows/OS X)

  1. Open Firefox, then go to the web page that you want to allow pop-ups.
  2. In Firefox's URL window, highlight the entire web address of the current page, then choose the Copy command from the Edit menu or right-click and choose the Copy command.
  3. Click the icon with three horizontal bars in the upper right side of the browser toolbar.
  4. Select Options (Windows) or Preferences (OS X).
  5. In the left sidebar, click on the Content icon to display the Content section.
  6. In the Pop-ups section, ensure the Block pop-up windows checkbox is selected, then click the adjacent Exceptions... button.
  7. In the Address of web site: field, choose the Paste command from the Edit menu or right-click and choose the Paste command, and then click Allow.

    Notes: Pasting the web address of a page you wish to allow pop-ups is recommended, rather than typing the generic main web address. For example, you might visit www.example.com/requirepopup.html, but the page is actually hosted at popup.example.com/forms/popupform.html. In this example, you must allow popup.example.com, not www.example.com. Note also that entire websites must be allowed, not individual directories or pages, so in this example Firefox will automatically add the top level popup.example.com to its Allowed sites.

  8. Click Save Changes.
  9. Close any remaining dialog boxes.

Internet Explorer (Windows)

When a website attempts to launch a new pop-up window, you may see dialog boxes alerting you of pop-up windows that have been blocked. Follow the instructions below to allow pop-up windows on a per-website basis.

  1. Open Internet Explorer, then go to the web page that you want to allow pop-ups.
  2. In Internet Explorer's Address field, highlight the entire web address of the current page, then right-click and choose the Copy command.
  3. From the Tools menu (the gear icon on the far right), select Internet options. The Internet Options dialog box opens.
  4. Click on the Privacy tab.
  5. Under Pop-up Blocker ensure the Turn on Pop-up Blocker checkbox is checked, and then click Settings. The Pop-up Blocker Settings dialog box opens.
  6. Right-click in the Address of website to allow: field, then choose the Paste command.

    Notes: Pasting the web address of a page you wish to allow pop-ups is recommended, rather than typing the generic main web address. For example, you might visit www.example.com/requirepopup.html, but the page is actually hosted at popup.example.com/forms/popupform.html. In this example, you must allow popup.example.com, not www.example.com. Note also that entire websites must be allowed, not individual directories or pages, so in this example Internet Explorer will automatically add the top level popup.example.com to its Allowed sites.

    For more information about pop-ups, see Learn more about Pop-up Blocker, located at the bottom of the dialog box.

  7. Click Add.
  8. Close any remaining dialog boxes.

Edge (Windows 10 only)

Note: As of June 1, 2016, Microsoft Edge is not an officially supported web browser.

Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 has no per-website control over blocking pop-up windows. Pop-ups are either blocked, or they are not. To allow pop-ups:

  1. Click the ellipsis icon (...) in the upper right corner of your web browser, and then click Settings.
  2. In the Advanced settings section, click View advanced settings.
  3. In the Block pop-ups section, click the switch to Off. Pop-ups are now allowed.
  4. To block pop-ups once again, click the switch to On.

Note: If you are concerned about allowing pop-ups globally for all websites that you browse, consider using another web browser that allows website exceptions such as Chrome or Firefox.

"Configuring Your Web Browser to Allow Pop-up Windows." UPenn ISC. University of Pennsylvania, 07 Dec. 2016. Web. 10         Aug. 2017.

BiblioBoard has millions of pages of curated primary source content, and streaming audio and videoBiblioBoard also has a library of traditional content including, fiction, graphic novels, comics, children's books, university press books and more. 

Go directly to BiblioBoard, by clicking on this link, or on the image below.
 

You do NOT need an account, just get started reading at Our BiblioBoard.  

The only reason to create your own account would be if you want to use the favorites feature or access your account out of state. If so, then "Sign In" while you are at school and use your computer login Username and Password (so you will always remember it).

BiblioBoard Library AppBIBLIOBOARD Library

Ebooks in Biblioboard are downloadable on tablets, iPads and Smart Phones. 

PATRON Access:

You can access your BiblioBoard content from the web or various mobile devices. To get access on mobile devices, you must create an account while authenticated at the library and then download the free app available via these links.

 If you prefer, go the BiblioBoard's web site:  www.biblioboard.com

Click on Ebook Central here or above to create an account with eBook Library, a library containing approximately 20,000 eBooks. You must create the account while at school, but then you can download books from anywhere. Choose 

To download books, be sure to first download Adobe Digital Editions

Ebook Central is academic/scholarly in nature and works best on a desktop/browser.

http://proquest.libguides.com/ebookcentral/home

 

Install Adobe Digital Editions

If you’re using a laptop or desktop, you need Adobe Digital Editions a free program that is different than Adobe Reader.

A free Adobe ID is also required to transfer the eBook to another device, but not if you’re just reading it on the same computer. 

Use your DESKTOP for best viewing

Download the book to computers is the best option, Since Ebook Central content is academic/scholarly in nature, we recommend that you use a desktop.

Download a chapter, a page, or a range of pages in real PDF. Text is searchable and selectable, and a citation is included in a style of your choice (see the Chapter Downloads tab).