Q: Will this replace Libby/OverDrive for ebooks and audiobooks?
Q: Will BorrowBox replace RBdigital for emagazines?
Q: When can I start using BorrowBox?
A: 27 November
Q: Will I be able to keep using Libby after 27 November?
A: Not with your Hampshire Library card.
Q: Will my holds be carried over to BorrowBox?
A: Sadly no, we tried to have them carried over, but it was not possible.
Q: Will you be emailing all library card holders with this news?
A: Yes, an email has gone out to all library users.
Q: If you are part way through a book on Libby, will you be able to finish it after the switch over?
A: If the eBook or eAudiobook is available on BorrowBox then yes, but you will have to re-download it. Loans on Libby will not be carried over to BorrowBox.
Q: What devices can you use with BorrowBox?
A: iOS and android devices, tablets and phones, as well as KindleFire.
Q: Will this work for older versions of Windows?
A: The BorrowBox website is compatible with all versions of Windows on a PC. The BorrowBox App is not Windows compatible, as there is not a large demand for this, the majority of users are using an Android or iOS device, or will use the website on their Windows PC.
Q: Does BorrowBox work on iPads that have Op System 9?
A: Yes, the BorrowBox App is currently compatible with iOS 6 and above, as well as Android 4.1 and above.
Q: Will it work on a kobo?
Q: What are the advantages of swapping from OverDrive and Libby to BorrowBox?
A: BorrowBox offers a wide variety of popular stock, prompt U.K.-based customer support, and a colourful, user-friendly app.