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Apps for Research & Writing: Overdrive eBooks

A guide containing recommended apps for research, ebook reading, and document storage, sharing, annotating and citing.

Download and Set Up the Overdrive App

Follow the steps below to download and set up the Overdrive app

1. Download an Overdrive app

The Libby app
The original OverDrive app

2. Once the app is downloaded, search for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts under Add a Library to access our collection.


MCLA's Overdrive Collection is part of the SAILS library network. Choose SAILS Library Network.


3. Use the sign in button to access the collection.


4. Choose Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts from the drop-down menu.


5. The "sign-in" button will prompt you for your MCLA A number and password.


6. Now you're ready to borrow!

Using Overdrive

For more information on using Overdrive, visit their website.