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OverDrive allows current Cornell students, faculty and staff to check out and download e-books and audiobooks.
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Lending periods
eBooks: 7, 14, 21, or 28 days
Audiobooks: 7, 14, or 21 days
Maximum number of titles that can be checked out at any one time: 3
Time items stay in cart (before checkout): 60 minutes
Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, so there are no late fees.
Formats
Items are available in four formats:
There are multiple options for accessing ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive:
In addition to Cornell’s OverDrive offerings you can sign up for a Tompkins County Public Library Card to take advantage of their collection.
New York State residents may also apply for a New York Public Library Card for access to NYPL OverDrive content.
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