Find and Access Follett eBooks and Audiobooks

There are multiple ways to find eBooks and audiobooks in Destiny Discover:

  • To browse eBooks or audiobooks: Scroll through the titles on the eBooks and Audiobooks carousels on the homepage. Click See All to view more.
    eBooks carousel with forward/back arrows and See All highlighted.
  • To narrow search results to only Follett eBooks or Audiobooks: From the top-right side of a search results page, click Sort and Filter icon.. Use the Format drop-down to select Follett eBook or Follett Audiobook.
    Filters with Format highlighted.
  • To perform a search that only includes Follett eBooks or Audiobooks: Next to the search bar, click Search Options, and then use the Format drop-down to select eBook or Audiobook/Recorded Sound. Type a search term, and then click Search.
    Advanced Search options with the format eBook highlighted.

Identify Digital Resources

An icon on a resource's image lets you easily identify its format, such as a Follett eBook or Audiobook. The following icons represent digital resources:

Icon

Description

Follett Audiobook icon.

Audiobook (Follett)

Audiobook (non-Follett) icon.

Audiobook (non-Follett)

Follett eBook icon.

eBook (Follett)

eBook (non-Follett) icon.

eBook (non-Follett)

Interactive book icon.

Interactive book

Lightbox icon.

Lightbox title

Note: To see a full list of material type icons, see Identify Resource Icons.

Read Online

If you do not need to access the title later, you can read online.

  • From the homepage, search results, or My Stuff, select More Options icon.> Open to read an eBook or Play to listen to an audiobook.
  • From Title Preview or a title's details, click Open to read an eBook or Play to listen to an audiobook.

When you are done, click the Close Book button to make it immediately available to others.

Check Out

To ensure you can access a title later, check it out by doing one of the following:

  • From the homepage, search results, or My Stuff, select More Options icon. > Checkout.
  • From Title Preview or a title's details, click Checkout.

Note: 

  • You must be logged in, and there must be available copies, for Checkout to appear.
  • If there are no available copies of a title and your school lets you place holds, click Hold to reserve a copy.

Access Checkouts

  1. In the Destiny Discover header, select My Stuff > Checkouts.

    Note: If you do not see the My Stuff option, select Menu icon. > My Stuff > Checkouts.

  2. Select More Options icon. > Open (for an eBook) or Play (for an audiobook).

Return

Checked-out titles are automatically returned at the end of the loan period. To return a title and make it available to others before the due date:

  1. In the Destiny Discover header, select My Stuff > Checkouts.

    Note: If you do not see the My Stuff drop-down, select Menu icon. > My Stuff > Checkouts.

  2. Select More Options icon. > Return.

For more information on navigating and using Follett eBook and Audiobook features and reading offline, see eBook Help.