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Goucher College Library is now offering Kindles with pre-loaded content. This guide provides details about the program, instructions for how to use the devices, and title information.

Getting Started


Home button:  Use the home button to return to the home screen at any time.

Swipe:  Swipe your finger across the screen to turn pages, or scroll up or down within a screen.

Tap:  Tap to select buttons or text, and to enter your selections using the onscreen keyboard.

Onscreen keyboard:  When you begin actions that require you to type in information, you will see the onscreen keyboard displayed at the bottom on the screen.  Touch the keys to enter your selection. Tap the 123 key to enter numbers or symbols.  Tap the ABC key to return to the regular keyboard.  Tap the shift key (up arrow) to enter uppercase letters.

Turning pages: Tap the right side of the screen to advance a page.  Tap the left side of the screen to return to the previous page.

Power button:  Puts your Kindle to sleep, wakes it up, and turns it on or off.

USB/power port:  Use for charging Kindle Touch.

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