First Step: Creating an Account
You love listening to audiobooks and you've heard everything you could find in NC Digital Library? Then, OneClick Digital is for you!
To access OneClick Digital, click the link on the library's webpage and choose Register.
At this point you'll fill out a short form. Once you've filled in all the information, click Register at the bottom of the screen. The Create an Account video (under Tutorial on the Help-General tab) gives a short overview of the process.
Tips for Searching for OneClick Digital Titles
There are several ways you can search for titles:
One of OneClick Digital's Featured lists (eAudio or eBook)
General Search: For the search box you can choose All, Title, Author, or Narrator.
Browse: Choose from a list of: All Titles, Most Popular, Best Sellers, Newly Added, or Genre. You can do this for both eBook and eAudio.
Once you have a list of titles, click the book cover for the title you'd like to get and it will take you to the Title Information page. You can have up to 5 titles checked out for 1-7 days. Click Checkout Now and the title will be added to "My Collections", so click on its link at the top of the page. You'll get a summary of your titles and other activity on this page. To start listening to the book, click Download Now (this is also where you come if you want to return the title before the 7 days is up).
For the OneClick Digital Media Manager app only:
After clicking Download Now, you'll want to go back to the Audio player in the app, so click Close (top right of page in red, underneath battery indicator). You'll need to "refresh" the My Titles page by pulling down on the white part of the screen. You'll see an arrow that reads "release to refresh". You can now start listening to the audiobook as it downloads by clicking the arrow on the far right side of the screen.
Installing the Media Manager Mobile App
Getting Started with OneClick Digital on your mobile device is easy!
Go to the app store on your device and search for "OneClick Digital" (the app is available from the App Store on Apple devices, from the Google Play store on Android devices, and Amazon appstore for Kindle Fires).
Follow the steps to install it and it will add an app icon to your screen. Open the app icon and it will ask you to enter the username (user profile) and password you just created in your OneClick Digital account (it gives you the option to Remember Credentials--recommended). The first time you open the app it will ask you to select your Region (North America).
Once you're in the app, you'll want to get a book. So, click Browse More Titles and it will take you to the OneClick Digital collection homepage. This process will be covered later in the guide.
You'll want to use the Advanced Search to narrow the results:
choose Format (eAudio/eBook)
the titles that are Available for Checkout today
among other options.
Once you have a list of titles, click the book cover for the title you'd like to get and it will take you to the Checkout Now! page. You can have titles from 1-7 days and you can have 5 titles checked out at a time. Click Checkout Now! and the title will be added to "My Collections", so click on its link at the top of the page. You'll get a summary of your titles and other activity on this page. To start listening to the book, click Download Now (this is also where you come if you want to return the title before the 7 days is up). After clicking Download Now, you'll want to go back to the Audio player in the app, so click Close (top right of page in red, underneath battery indicator). You'll need to "refresh" the My Titles page by pulling down on the white part of the screen. You'll see an arrow that reads "release to refresh". You can now start listening to the audiobook as it downloads by clicking the arrow on the far right side of the screen.
To see this process demonstrated, under eAudio-Help, Tutorial click the OneClickdigital eReader app.
Installing the Media Manager for desktop computers
Once you've created your OneClick Digital account, you'll need to install the Media Manager that will allow you to play the audiobooks on your computer or transfer them to a mobile device.
One you've signed into OneClick Digital, you'll want to look for the link to Download Media Manager and click that link. You'll find it on the main page, or under the Help tab on the Player Tutorial page. An installation box will appear giving you the options to Run or Save, always choose Run. There will be a second box appear and you'll choose Run again. Several installation windows will appear, so just follow the instructions on each. You'll only need to install the Media Manager one time.
Once it has installed, the Media Manager will automatically open and it will ask for the username and password that you created in your OneClick Digital account, then click Login. It is recommended that you select "Remember password". It will then ask you to Choose Your Library from a list (usually only one option offered) then click Login again.
From there you can manage the titles that you have checked out. You can download them to the Media Manager to play on your computer or you can transfer them to a device.
View the Media Manager app video under eAudio-Help, Tutorial.
FREE Technical Support from OneClick Digital
If you have questions or technical issues with OneClick Digital, FREE help is just one step away!
Just contact OneClickdigital Support by phone: 877.77AUDIO (1-877-772-8346) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
They will do their best to respond to you within 24-48 business hours.
As a secondary option, contact the library at 883-3638 and we'll do our best to help you with any OneClick Digital issues you're having.
Download and Transfer Titles with Media Manager
Once you've checked out a title(s), you'll want to start listening to them. You can download them and listen to them on your computer, or you can transfer them to a mobile device using the Media Manager.
For each title, click on the cover and it takes you to the Title Information page. On that page you can select a shorter load period (if you wish), you can add a title to a Wishlist, or you can Checkout Now! When you choose Checkout Now! the computer will prompt you to Open or Save the file, always choose Open and the title will open up in the Media Manager.
You'll then need to sign into the Media Manager then click Login. The Media Manager will automatically check for any new titles that have been downloaded and if you have the manager set to download titles automatically, any new titles will begin downloading. You can listen to other titles while its downloading.
After the download is completed, you have the option to transfer the title to other devices by clicking Download and Transfer. The media manager will then search for any devices you have plugged into your computer, so you should plug in your device to the computer at least 10 minutes before you begin the download process, so that the computer will recognize it.
Once it has found the device(s), you'll be prompted to select one as a default (which will remain until you Logout) the click Choose and the transfer process will begin. If you're downloading to an Apple device, iTunes will open in the background, but the title will not be added to iTunes. At the end of the process you'll receive a message that the download and transfer has completed successfully. You can then "dismount" your device from the computer and begin listening to your title(s).
If you chose to download titles manually, there's a Download and Transfer button under each title and you'll click that button to begin the process. You can choose your download preference in Settings.
For a visual tutorial of this process, view the Downloading an eAudio Using the OneClick Digital Media Manager video under eAudio-Help, Tutorial.
Attention iPod Users: In order to transfer titles, you'll need to work through iTunes and set it to "Manually Manage Music".