•  Overdrive and Sora

    There are 2 great websites/apps that can be used for checking out books through Allen ISD!

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    Overdrive Logo  

     

    Overdrive is the original app and can be used by anyone.

     

     

     

     

     

    Use the link:  https://allenisdelem.libraryreserve.com/10/45/en/SignIn.htm?url=Default.htm

    Staff ONLY: https://allenisdsec.libraryreserve.com/10/45/en/SignIn.htm?url=Default.htm

    Or Download the App:  https://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/2827127

     

    Choosing a Library in Overdrive:

    1. Start here if using the app "Add Library"
    2. "Browse for Libraries"
    3. "United States"
    4. "Texas"
    5. Start here if using a desktop "Allen ISD Elementary Campuses" 
    6. "Green Elementary"
    7. "Green Elementary users, please click here to sign into this system"
    8. "Allen ISD, TX-SAML SSO Configuration"
    9. Log in to the Allen ISD Portal
    10. Browse for ebooks and audiobooks

    Staff ONLY:

    1. Start here if using the app "Add Library"
    2. "Browse for Libraries"
    3. "United States"
    4. "Texas"
    5. Start here if using a desktop "Allen ISD Secondary Campuses"
    6. "Green Elementary-STAFF"
    7. "Green Elementary users, please click here to sign into this system"
    8. "Allen ISD, TX-SAML SSO Configuration"
    9. Log in to the Allen ISD Portal
    10. Browse for ebooks and audiobooks

     

    Need Help? Use these links:

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    Sora Logo  

     

    Sora is a new app designed specifically for students. Sora is the BEST option for our students!

     

     

     

     

     

    Use the link:  https://soraapp.com/welcome 

    Or Download the App:  https://help.overdrive.com/customer/en/portal/articles/2949705-getting-started-with-sora

     

    Choosing a Library in Sora:

    1. Find your school
    2. Choose "Allen ISD Elementary Campuses" 
    3. "Green Elementary"
    4. "Allen ISD, TX-SAML SSO Configuration"
    5. Log in to the Allen ISD Portal
    6. Browse for ebooks and audiobooks

    Staff ONLY:

    1. Find your school
    2. Choose "Allen ISD Secondary Campuses"
    3. "Green Elementary-STAFF"
    4. "Allen ISD, TX-SAML SSO Configuration"
    5. Log in to the Allen ISD Portal
    6. Browse for ebooks and audiobooks

     

     Need Help? Use these links:

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    Libby Logo  

     

     

    Libby is another new app by Overdrive. It can be used for several local public libraries. Check with your public library to see if they use Libby!

     

     

     

     

     

     Image result for cloud libraryThe Allen Public Library uses Cloud Library. It works very similarly to Overdrive and Libby.

     

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Last Modified on October 4, 2019