What is OverDrive?
I see OverDrive also offers audio books, magazines, and streaming video. Can I access those formats from UCI Libraries?
UCI Libraries offers over 4 million books, so why is the OverDrive collection so small?
Who can access OverDrive?
How do I get to OverDrive?
Do I need to create an OverDrive account?
How do I read books on OverDrive?
How long can I borrow an OverDrive ebook?
How many OverDrive books can I borrow at one time?
How do I renew OverDrive books?
How do I place a hold on an OverDrive book?
How do I make a recommendations for new titles?
The Libby App is a free product that allows you to download and read ebooks from your OverDrive Digital Library.
Libby's minimum iOS version is now iOS 10. See more here: https://help.libbyapp.com/en-us/6242.htm.
Watch: Explore the Libby App
Instruction on transitioning from OverDrive app (no longer supported)
Attend a webinar on Getting Started with Libby (usually offered once a month)
Off-campus? Please use the Software VPN and choose the group UCIFull to access licensed content. For more information, please Click here
Software VPN is not available for guests, so they may not have access to some content when connecting from off-campus.