MISD is always on the forefront in preparing its students for a highly technological future. Reading is no different. We have added a digital collection open to all students and accessible from all kinds of e-reading devices.

To reach the McKinney ISD Overdrive collection, click here or on the McNeil Learning Commons homepage.

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Two items may be checked out for up to two weeks. You can return early.

Books are grouped into age appropriate collections based on student registration.
  • Elementary students may checkout K-5 titles
  • Middle school students may check out 6-8 titles
  • High school students may check out 9-12 titles
  • Staff may check out staff resources

How it works 

Step 1: Browse 

Step 2: Check Out 

  • Add selections to your ‘Cart’. Note: If a title is not available, you may place a hold. You’ll receive an email when the title is available. 

  • Click on the ‘Proceed to Checkout’ link.

Step 3: Download ... enjoy!

  • Click the ‘Download’ button under each title to launch the software. See ‘What You Need’ (above) for required software.
  • Once downloaded, enjoy immediately or transfer to a variety of devices, including iPod®, Sony® ReaderTM and
 other devices.
  • Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period.
  • There are no late fees!

Enjoy on-the-go:

After Checkout, most titles can be read on a mobile device such as an iPod® or Sony® Reader.

  • For eReader devices: Open Adobe® Digital Editions and drag and drop the title onto the device name on the left panel. After the transfer is complete, you may disconnect your device and enjoy your title on the go.
  • For audio and video: Open OverDrive® Media Console, select your title and click ‘Transfer’ to launch the Transfer Wizard. Follow the prompts to complete the transfer process.
  • For Kindle®: Click “Get for Kindle®” to retrieve your download from Amazon.com. Select the Kindle® or Kindle® reading app in which to deliver the title.

Visit http://www.overdrive.com/resources/drc for a list of compatible devices.

If you have any questions or need any help, contact the McNeil Library on 469-302-5260 or 5261.

(Portions of this information guide were prepared by MISD Library Services)