BARD Mobile

Getting Started

Not sure how to use BARD Mobile? Here's how to get started downloading with BARD Mobile, the iPhone and iPad app for using BARD.

  1. Open BARD Mobile
  2. Read the BARD service agreement
  3. Select the Agree button. BARD Mobile won't work unless you agree with the terms of service
  4. Login to BARD Mobile using your BARD username and password
  5. Choose the Get Books tab
  6. Download a book (or magazine) in several ways:
  7. Download Pausing, Resuming and Settings

Wish List

To download a book (or magazine) from your Wish List:

  1. Display your Wish List by a double-tap. Your Wish List will display in reverse chronological order
  2. Double-tap the title of the item you wish to download

Recently Added Titles

There are four different types of things you can download from Recently Added Titles:

  1. Audio Books
  2. Audio Magazines
  3. Braille Books
  4. Braille Magazines

To download from Recently Added Titles:

  1. Double-tap one of the four different types of item to see a list of recently added titles in that category
  2. Each item on this screen includes the title and a More Info button
  3. Double-tap the title of the item you want to download, or double-tap More Info to see a synopsis or other information
  4. Double-tap the Download button on the More Info screen to download the item

Browse BARD

Use Browse BARD to go to the BARD website and browse available titles. You won't be able to directly download titles but you can add them to your wish list to download later.

  1. Double-tap Browse BARD to open the BARD main page
  2. Use Search to find books as you normally would
  3. Use the Add to Wish List button following each book title to add books or magazines you find to your Wish List. Then you can download them afterwards from your Wish List

Navigating BARD

You have several navigation options while browsing BARD.

Downloading from BARD

  1. Find the books and/or magazines you want to download, and add them to your wish list
  2. Double-tap the Back button to the left of the BARD heading to return to BARD Mobile
  3. Double-tap the Wish List option
  4. Double-tap the title you want to download. A confirmation message will appear
  5. Select OK

Download Pausing, Resuming and Settings

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