Spring View Middle School

Sora by Overdrive

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Steps on a smartphone or tablet:

(for a Chromebook or computer, go to https://soraapp.com and follow the same procedure).

1. Go to your app store: Google Play or the Apple Store

  • Search for Sora (you want Sora, by Overdrive)
  • Get the app and open it

2. Find My School

  • Choose “Greater Sacramento Schools, Rocklin Unified School District” if it is listed. If so, skip to #3.
  • If you do not see it, click on “My school isn’t listed”.
  • Search for “Rocklin”.
  • It will say: Greater Sacramento Schools, Rocklin Unified School District.

3. Click “This is my School”.

  • Sign in to your school.
  • Select Rocklin Unified School District.

4. Select “sign in using …

  • Continue
  • Link to your school Google account,
  • Enter your user ID and password for your RUSD account.

That’s about it. Easy, huh?

 

For Kindle:

You can send most borrowed eBooks from Sora to Kindle. After logging into Sora and borrowing a book, follow these steps:

  • Go to Shelf > Loans.
  • Tap Options.
  • Tap Send to device.
  • Tap Send to Kindle (U.S. only) to go to Amazon.
  • From Amazon, you can finish sending the eBook to your Kindle:
    • If you're signed into Amazon, choose your device from the "Deliver to:" menu. Then, tap Get library book.
    • If you're not signed into Amazon, tap Get library book and sign in. Then, choose a device to deliver the book to.
    • Tap Close in the top-right corner to go back to Sora.

You can also make Kindle your preferred reading device to go to Amazon right after you borrow eBooks.