Accessing Axis 360 eBooks Guide is created to assist users with browsing and checking out ebooks and audio books. This guide provides users with easy instructions for downloads, check-outs, renewals, adding holds and much more.
View the videos to help and guide you. Select one of the images below that is appropriate for your device to get a quick download of Axis 360 eBooks.
Google Play for Android devices, Apple iOS for Apple devices, Windows for desktop (HCC Library desktops - download by IT only). Amazon Apps for your Kindle Fire.
Axis 360 eBooks -- Try It!
Axis 360 - Introduction
The Axis 360 App gives users the ability to browse, borrow and read ebooks and audiobooks with simplicity. A Baker and Taylor product, this app allows you to access your library's e-collection in a interface, optimized for your device. Axis 360 is also available for use on a Desktop.
(note: HCC Desktop download require HCC IT Tech Assistance). Feel free to borrow a HP Netbook or Samsung Tablet from the Circulation Desk. Proper ID is required.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. How do I log in to the Axis 360 mobile app and library website?
IF you have already created an account to use Axis 360, simply click login and enter your library. New users will have to create an Axis 360 account to check-out ebooks or audio books.
2. How do I create an account? Option 1 - You may create an account by selecting: Download the New Axis 360 App (green logo lower-left corner). This will take you to the AppZone. Select the app store based on your device type.
Option 2 - Select App Zone from the Axis 360 webpage, if you are on a personal computer.
Option 3 - Browse and select your title for check-out; you will be asked to create an Axis 360 account.
Tip 1: When prompted to enter your school; HCC must be completely spelled out, e.g. Houston Community College. Tip 2: Have your library barcode ready; it is on the the back of your Student ID card
3. How do I check out eBooks or Audio books from the Axis 360 App?
To check out ebooks or audio books you must first create an account.
Browse the collection for your title: either by subject, title or author search.
When you find your title, just simply click the check-out button, located next to the item you wish to check-out. (Download begins immediately.)
The check-out period is for two-weeks. Renewals are available.
4. Can I renew my eBooks and Audio books in the mobile app?
Not at this time.
To renew your eBooks or Audio books, log on to the library’s Axis 360 website and renew your items via the Items on Loan List. You will receive an email notification when the title is available to check out again.
Renewals via the mobile app are in future development.