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Device AdviceDevice Advice<div class="ExternalClassD4A55347763C4939BC833316C84380D0"><h4>​Curious about which electronic devices access which electronic resources from the Library? Here’s the good news:</h4><p><em>current devices + current operating systems + and current browsers or apps = a wide arrange of content for you (with your current Phoenix Public Library card, of course).</em></p><p>With so many choices, come back again. More information is coming soon.<br></p><h3>​Up-to-date devices usually need to run on:</h3><ul><li>iOS devices running iOS 10 or later</li><li>Android devices running Android 6.0<br></li><li>FireOS 5 or higher</li></ul><h3>​Up-to-date apps can be found:<br></h3><p>Apple app store, Google Play store, Amazon Appstore</p><h3>​Up-to-date browsers often include:</h3><p>Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10 or newer, or Safari</p><h3>​Up-to-date smart TVs or apps often include:</h3><p>Apple TV and Airplay, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Roku, Chromecast</p><h2>Phoenix Public Library offers a variety of eResources. Here are a few of the most popular:<br></h2><h3>Greater Phoenix Digital Library<br></h3><p>The Greater Phoenix Digital Library offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video and online magazines. It is a wide-ranging collection of more than 130,000 titles that includes adult, teen and children's materials.</p><ul><li>​Best known for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming video</li><li>Features Read/Listen/Watch now via most modern browsers like Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10 or newer, or Safari</li><li>Available apps</li><ul><li>​Libby</li><ul><li>​Android 5 or higher</li><li>iOS 10 or higher</li><li>FireOS 5 or higher</li></ul><li>​OverDrive app, v3.1 or newer<br></li></ul></ul><p><em>Special note: GPDL is the only platform for use with e-ink Kindles such as the paperwhite</em></p><h3>​hoopla<br></h3><p>hoopla offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video and music, even graphic novels and TV shows.</p><ul><li>​​Best known for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming music</li><li>Titles on the Windows and MacOS platforms are only available for streaming. For downloading titles, use one of the mobile apps</li><li>Available apps</li><ul><li>hoopla</li><ul><li>Android 6.0 and above</li><li>iOS 11.4 and above</li><li>FireOS 6.0.0 and newer or higher</li></ul><li>Using hooopla on your TV</li><ul><li>Airplay on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th generation Apple TV devices</li><li>Android TV devices</li><li>Apple TV 4th and 5th gen devices</li><li>Roku channel for devices running 7.6.3 and higher</li><li>And more<br></li></ul></ul></ul><h3>Freegal</h3><p>Download and stream music with Freegal. Access 16 million+ songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000+ labels with music that originates in over 100 countries.</p><ul><li>​Use to download or stream songs or music videos each week</li><li>Available apps</li><ul><li>Freegal</li><ul><li>Google Play Store</li><li>Apple App Store</li><li>Amazon Appstore</li></ul></ul><li>​What’s the difference between Streaming and Downloading on Freegal?</li><ul><li>​Downloading is capturing and keeping the file on a permanent basis.</li><li>Streaming is accessing the file on a temporary basis, while being connected to the internet</li></ul></ul><h3>Kanopy<br></h3><p>The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films.</p><ul><li>​You will need an Internet connection to watch films on Kanopy. The films cannot be downloaded to your device. They only stream through the Internet. </li><li>Available apps</li><ul><li>Kanopy<br></li><ul><li>​Android 4.3 and above</li><li>Apple iOS 9.0 and higher<br></li><li>Amazon Fire Tablets</li></ul><li>​​Using Kanopy on your TV: A Kanopy app is currently available for the TV devices below.</li><ul><li>​Apple TV and Airplay</li><li>Amazon Fire TV</li><li>Android TV</li><li>Samsung Smart TV</li><li>Roku</li><li>Telstra TV</li><li>Chromecast</li></ul><li>If you do not have access to any of the above devices, you can also view Kanopy on your television by connecting your computer to your television via HDMI cable.<br></li></ul></ul><p>​For help using these eResources, please visit the eResource itself or Ask Us.​<br></p></div>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FreegalFreegal<div class="ExternalClassB65A1E9E270B430D8A9BA42D5F503DDD"><p>​Freegal is a music download and streaming service that offers access to 16 million+ songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000+ labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. Each Phoenix Public Library card holder may download up to 5 songs per week in addition to unlimited streaming music. Downloaded files do not expire.<br></p></div>http://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?target=106https://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary/course/354?modalId=02cqyrnje45e-354-sideSlider&host=https:%2F%2Fwww.phoenixpubliclibrary.orgEverywherehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Resources/Attachments/46/freegal.png
Greater Phoenix Digital LibraryGreater Phoenix Digital Library<div class="ExternalClass6FFBD6C505D94F10909349FD59C6A37A"><p>​Choose from over 100,000 eBooks, online magazines, audiobooks and videos to watch or listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer through the Libby or OverDrive app.<br></p></div>https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?target=356https://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary/course/1451/browse/elibrary/getting-started/greater-phoenix-digital-libraryEverywherehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Resources/Attachments/50/gpdl.png
HooplaHoopla<div class="ExternalClass24199EEFA1404464986CBFBE0D35903A"><p>Choose from over ​​​​12,000 ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and music to watch or listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Many titles available for instant streaming or temporary download, and automatic return eliminates all late fees.​<br></p>​​</div>https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?target=451https://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary/course/352?modalId=02cqyrnje45e-352-sideSlider&host=https:%2F%2Fwww.phoenixpubliclibrary.orgEverywherehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Resources/Attachments/47/hoopla.png
KanopyKanopy<div class="ExternalClass4FCCC7EECC6F4B9187EED7A388891468"><p>​The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films.<br></p></div>https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?target=818https://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary/course/3129?modalId=bglv5fylfdh-3129-sideSlider&host=https:%2F%2Fwww.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/browse/elibrary/getting-started/kanopyEverywherehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Resources/Attachments/49/kanopy.png

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting Started with Libbyhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=550https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/1307.htmlGetting Started with LibbyGreater Phoenix Digital Library AppsNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
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Kanopy on TVhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=562https://help.kanopy.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019042413-Kanopy-TV-AppsKanopy on TVKanopyNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7<div class="ExternalClass41BED762D5E347329CD1273C9ADB23E9"><p>Information on TV apps for Apple TV and Airplay, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Roku, Telstra TV, Chromecast​<br></p></div>
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Libby Apphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=551https://libbyapp.com/welcomeLibby AppGreater Phoenix Digital LibraryNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
OverDrive Apphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=552https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/categories/overdrive-app.htmOverDrive AppGreater Phoenix Digital LibraryNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7