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    Sora—The student reading app, by OverDrive is now available to all secondary students and staff!!

    Sora provides the quickest and easiest way to get started with digital titles from our school. Students can instantly access thousands of eBooks and audiobooks on virtually any device.  HTSD Sora accounts are also automatically linked to the Hamilton Township Public Library for access to even more content!  Get started today by accessing the Sora app through Clever on your district device and simply log in using school credentials.  To access Sora from other devices such as smartphones or tablets, download the free Sora app for Android or iOS. For easy access, our school’s setup code is htsdnj.  Tutorials will be provided to all students in the coming weeks.

    What’s great in Sora:

    • One-tap borrowing and reading
    • Fun reading achievements and avatars
    • Unified experience across devices
    • Text size options
    • Lighting scheme (bright, sepia, dark, high contrast)
    • Font options including an Open Dyslexic font
    • In-app glossary
    • A choice of seven different languages with which to review general settings


    Sora How-To Video Tutorials

    What is Sora?  -- This video provides a brief introduction that explains what you can do with Sora.

    Sora Overview  -- This video gives a short overview of all Sora features including logging in, searching and borrowing titles, and using features within Sora such as changing the lighting scheme or font, defining words, taking notes, etc.

    Logging into Sora

    Adding a Library in Sora

    Getting Started with Sora: Browsing and Borrowing Titles 

    Enjoying Books in Sora: Using Various Features 

    Using the Shelf Tab 

    Tracking Reading Achievements

    Notifications in Sora