5 Essential Tips Every Barnes & Noble Nook Owner Should Know

We recently let you in on our essential tips for the Amazon Kindle and now it’s the Barnes & Noble Nook’s turn. Discover new features of your Nook that you may not  know about. For instance, did you know that you can read eBooks from your local library on the Nook? Or that you can lend eBooks to your friends?

Read below for tips on getting the most out of your Nook eReader.

Essential Nook Tips

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  1. Elvenrunelord Says:

    I think your a little confused about what your writing about.

    Currently most of the public libraries are using the Overdrive system for their ebook library offerings and depending on the book its available in the PDF or Epub formats. Epub is an old international standard while the PDF files are only readable through Adobe’s Digital Editions software.

    Currently Overdrive is working or already has apps for the Ipad, but I doubt you will see that function on the Kindle any time soon.

    I’m pretty sure Overdrive has a Ipad app though.

  2. Elvenrunelord Says:

    Very few books are lendable and most of them are available on the net in many formats for free.

    I really like the idea of digital books, but I do not like how the publishing industry is forcing it to go forward.

    Not really interested in books I can’t lend or pass on for a dollar or two when I’m done with them.

    Working on an article with a solution for this problem but I doubt the publishers will go for it.

  3. silentsquee Says:

    Elvenrunelord –
    I think you may be confused, or maybe your library uses Overdrive only. My library, and all of the libraries in my major metropolitan city, use Overdrive exclusively for audiobooks and movies. Adobe Digital Editions is the program they use for eBooks. ADE is also the program I use to load library epubs and pdfs on to my Nook. Kindle and Nook both have apps for the iPad, and I believe the Nook app can load library books as well. According to Overdrive’s website their iPad/iPhone app is for audio only. I have over 300 books purchased from B&N on my Nook and at least 1/3 of them are available for LendMe. I have only paid for about 50 of those books.

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