On Bookshare web site, please find a title input your username and password you have received from NLS, then log in. After login, please select a book or magazine you want to read. When you press or select ENTER button, you will be asked how you get the book on your computer. Please press or select ‘Save’, not ‘Open’. The following box will ask you to specify a location where you want to save the book. Please choose the location and press or select ‘Save’. Then your computer will start downloading a zip file containing the book you have chosen.
The Bookshare book, newspaper or magazine is in a zip file you have downloaded. Please unzip this file on your computer.
We recommend to make a new folder and save the files in the zip file.
You have to get a username and password to login and access to NLS BARD service web site. First please go to the following web site.
On this page, please select and jump to the link for the ‘BARD application instructions’ . If you have confirmed you qualify, please select the ‘link to the BARD application form’ on this page and you will move to this form page. On that form page, please select the library you are affiliated with from a dropdown box on this page then press or select Submit button, and you will move to another page. On that page, please enter necessary information for the application then please press or select the Submit button, and you will move to the page to select your player. On this page, please select PLEXTALK Pocket from the player list. Finally you will be approved. After that your username and password will be delivered by email from NLS. If there is a problem, you will receive a message explaining the problem.
Please go to the following web page.
On that page, please input your username and password and log in to NLS BARD service. On the following page, please select ‘Account Settings’ and register your PLEXTALK Pocket.
Note: Some of your personal information will be sent and shared by us to be used only for key generation process.
NLS will notify us that your PLEXTALK Pocket has been registered. After that, we will send email to you to ask for the serial number of your PLEXTALK Pocket. The serial number is needed to generate a unique key only for your Pocket. Please send email with the serial number, your name and so on.You can find the serial number of your Pocket by pressing the Menu Key on your device, choose ‘System settings’ and then ‘System properties’. The 12-digit serial number is announced after the system version. This System properties will be announced repeatedly. Even if you have missed to note it down, please keep announcing it and note it carefully. If you want to stop announcing, please press the Menu key.The serial number is also be printed on the label on the inside of the battery housing. Key will be delivered to you
Once we have received email with the serial number, we will generate a key file and send it to you as a file attached to email. This email will tell you how to install the key. After the key installation, PLEXTALK Pocket will be able to play NLS books, magazines, newspapers you have got from NLS BARD service and transfer to the SD card on your PLEXTALK Pocket. Also you will be play books on NLS cartridge.
On NLS BARD web site at https://nlsbard.loc.gov/, please input your username and password you have received from NLS, then log in. After login, please select a book or magazine you want to read. When you press or select ENTER button, you will be asked how you get the book on your computer. Please press or select ‘Save’ , not ‘Open’ . The following box will ask you to specify a location where you want to save the book. Please choose the location and press or select ‘Save’ . Then your computer will start downloading a zip file containing the book you have chosen.
The NLS book or magazine is in a zip file you have downloaded. Please unzip this file on your computer. One of the ways to unzip it is just to double-click the file and a new window where the book or magazine is displayed will open.
At the very bottom of the Home page, select the link to “device center”.
- Select the link for “other”.
- In the drop down box for “Select Device Brand”, choose “Plextalk”.
- Select the PLEXTALK Pocket and download/install the manager software.
After purchasing your book and selecting “download” from “My library”, the Audible download manager will automatically launch and begin the download.
Connect the Pocket to the PC. When the download is complete, it launches the AudibleManager interface.
The Pocket should show up in the left lower pane of the manager software under “Mobile Devices”.
The book will be in the top center pane.
1) select the book and drag and drop to the lower pane,
2) choose the “Device” drop down menu, select “Add to PTP1″ (Crtl+T), or
3) select the book and press the “Add to device” button in the upper right of the manager screen.
It should move the book to the lower pane. It is now in the Pocket Audible folder.
The book is a single file and MUST be in the Audible folder. It ‘can’ be in a sub folder within the Audible folder if desired.
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