books to my Mac to transfer to an iPod

OneClickdigital Manual Download Option
Mac Computer with Transfer to iPod
All checkouts and account updates are done on the OneClickdigital website, you may wish to save it as a
favorite on your computer.
Getting Started
Register for an Account
To use OneClickdigital, you must register for an account. This is one-time only and proves your KS
residency to the company.
1. Go to Library eCard Login above (or and sign in with your Kansas Library eCard.
2. Choose the OneClickdigital Audiobooks Registration link from the Digital Books eLending
3. This opens OneClickdigital, and has communicated that you are allowed to make an account. If
not immediately on the registration form, click "register" in the upper right. Fill out the form,
some notes:
a. Username: pick something easy to type and remember, do not use spaces.
b. Password: minimum of 7 characters, use letters and numbers.
c. Zip code: please provide a 5-digit zip for statistical purposes.
4. Click the Register button once, and wait until your name appears in the upper right corner of the
webpage. If on a small screen, you may see a person icon instead of your name.
Set Account Preferences
You will only need to do this once.
1. Log in to the OneClickdigital website with your new username/password, if not already there.
2. Click on Browse (left side) and select My Account.
3. Click on the My Preferences at left.
4. Under "eAudio Preferences" select "Download zip file (for non-protected titles only)
5. Click the update button at the bottom of the list to save - none of the other settings are needed.
Checkout a Book
Manual download can only use one type of audiobook file (Digital Rights-> Non Protected). Here is a
way to find a compatible book right now.
1. On the OneClick website, choose Advanced Search from Browse.
2. Set at least the first two:
a. All Digital Rights – Non-Protected
b. All Availability – Available
c. All Genre- can pick a subject (Mystery, Biography, etc) to narrow down to the type of
book you like from the start.
3. Click search. This will show you all books that are the correct format and available to check out
right now.
From here, you may wish to use these features:
o Sort By (above first book cover) switched to “Date Added” shows the newest added books first,
o List View button (upper right of book covers, looks like black lines) to show the books with part
of their summary (so you do not have to click on each book to see what it is about),
o Refine Search bar (far left) to narrow down your search further (if you did not set a genre or
other option initially).
When you find a book you want, click on the cover. Use the Checkout Now button to check out the
Download & Transfer the Book
Example done in Safari browser with a book called Ice Whale. Plug your iPod into the computer.
1. Check out a book, or if your book is already checked out go to My Titles (under Browse or your
name) and choose the download (down arrow) button on the cover of your book.
2. When prompted by your browser, let the file Save. Our computer has chosen to put this in the
Downloads folder.
3. Depending on your Safari browser, the downloading progress might show down in the lower left
corner or show in the middle of the screen. When the download is finished, click the file and it
will process and open the folder (you may see a message that Archive Utility is working).
4. When processing is complete, it opens your downloads folder. A folder with your book & its
files are now available for use (blue folder icon).
Note that the ID number assigned to the book by OneClick stays on all folders and files
for the book.
o Do not use the .zip file – this is the unprocessed file you downloaded from the site. You
need the processed book folder.
Open iTunes, if it is not already.
a. Click on File & select Add to Library.
b. Choose the Documents folder, then the folder for your book’s files.
c. Click Open.
iTunes will import the book files. If you go to Albums you will see an album called “unknown.”
At this point, you can change the name of the album if you would like (just click on the title).
We renamed ours “Ice Whale,” the book title.
Move the album onto your iPod. You can do this by:
o clicking, holding down, and dragging the book album to the name of our iPod.
o using the iTunes sync feature.
Disconnect your iPod from the computer.
What else?
Playing the Book on the iPod
You will find the book available to use in Music under Albums and the order of the files will be correct
(as long as shuffle is not on).
Finished with a Book
1. Return the book on your account:
a. Login to the OneClick site.
b. Go to My Titles (under Browse).
c. Click on the X in the upper right corner of the book to return it.
2. Delete the downloaded book files from your computer/iTunes/your iPod.
Your Account
Renew – go to My Titles under Browse and click the button with two arrows next to the due
date. If another person is waiting on a book, you will not be able to renew it (button will not be
Holds – another line in My Titles. You can view your current holds, see what place you are in line
(and how many copies the library owns) and remove any you no longer want. When it is your
turn for a hold it is checked out to you automatically and the system will email you.
Wishlist – another line in My Titles. This is a “save for later” area, if you neither want to
checkout a book nor place a hold on it right now.
Need to update your account? When logged in, choose My Account (also under Browse or your
name). You can update your email, change your password, and now even choose a different
username. If you change a line, click “okay” then the “save” button at the bottom of the profile
to be sure it takes!
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