eMedia Blog

The hoopla app is now available for the Kindle Fire HDX.

Below are some FAQs from hoopladigital.com/support:

Question: Which Kindle Fire devices does hoopla support?
Answer: We currently support the 7" and 8.9" Kindle...

The St. Louis County Library is participating in OverDrive's Big Library Read, ending the morning of Wednesday, June 18. The Big Library Read title is "A Pedigree to Die For" by author Laurien Berenson.

During the Big Library Read, the eBook will be available for checkout through our OverDrive site (...

On Friday, May 30, 2014, EBSCO databases and services may be intermittently unavailable while network upgrades are performed. The service window is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM CST. You may experience intermittent access to EBSCOhost products and services for the duration of the service window, which is scheduled to end at 10:00 PM CST.

The Adobe server issue has been resolved. All services are now online. 

Adobe has experienced an unexpected server outage. Adobe is actively working to bring the services back online and hopes the issue will be resolved shortly. This affects EPUB eBook downloads. 

hoopla is a brand new eMedia service available to St. Louis County Library customers today! Through it you will be able to instantly stream movies, television shows, music and audiobooks to tablets, phones and computers with internet access (data rates may apply). All items are available immediately.

From OverDrive:

Effective April 10, 2014, the OverDrive Media Console (OMC) mobile app for BlackBerry will no longer be available to download on BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, and Playbook devices.

[Our emphasis] BlackBerry users with the app installed prior to April 10 will be able to continue downloading eBooks and audiobooks via OMC. However, no...

A Zinio service update will be occurring on Monday, April 7, 2014. The release will occur prior to 6am and the service will be down for a short period.

Good news! We've increased the number of check outs and holds you can have in your OverDrive account. You can now check out up to 20 items from OverDrive (any combination of eBooks, eAudiobooks and/or eVideos). You can also place holds on up to 20 titles. 

The latest iOS 7.1 update will cause the current mobile iOS eaudio app to crash.  OneClickdigital is currently troubleshooting the issue and will deploy a patch as soon as possible.

As of 3/19/14: An update to the OneClickdigital eAudio app has been submitted to Apple for approval and should be available for download from the App Store within the next few days.  ...

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