How to download books from Axis360

iOS Devices - iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch

1) Download the Axis360 app from the Apple App store


2) Open the app and search for Incarnate Word High School.


3) After selecting IWHS, enter your library card number and PIN. This will be your Blackboard username and password.


4) Check the "Remember Me" box to save your login information


5) To find a book, scroll through Just Added titles on the My Library page, or tap Browse to browse by subjects, or tap the magnifying glass icon in the upper right to Search for items by title, author and keyword.


6) Tap the cover image of a book to get more information. Books with a Book icon will be e-books. Books with a Headphone icon will be audiobooks.


7) When you are ready to borrow, just tap Checkout, then select your desired format from the prompt at the bottom of the page.


8) If you have checked out an audiobook, tap Listen Now to begin listening to your audiobook. If you have checked out an e-book, tap Read Now to begin reading your ebook.

Android Devices - Smartphones and Tablets (Most Samsung devices, Nook HD & HD+, Nook Samsung Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus)

1) Download the axis360 app from the Google store.


2) Open the app and search for Incarnate Word High School.


3) After selecting IWHS, enter your library card number and PIN. This will be your Blackboard username and password.


4) Check the "Remember Me" box to save your login information


5) To find a book, scroll through Just Added titles on the My Library page, or tap Browse to browse by subjects, or tap the magnifying glass icon in the upper right to Search for items by title, author and keyword.


6) Tap the cover image of a book to get more information. Books with a Book icon will be e-books. Books with a Headphone icon will be audiobooks.


7) When you are ready to borrow, just tap Checkout, then select your desired format from the prompt at the bottom of the page.


8) If you have checked out an audiobook, tap Listen Now to begin listening to your audiobook. If you have checked out an e-book, tap Read Now to begin reading your ebook.

Reading on Macs or PC desktops/laptops

1) Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) allows you to download and read EPUB and PDF formatted ebooks on your computer. To download Adobe Digital Editions, visit www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions.html.


2) Click the "Download Now" link on the right side of the page.


3) Once you have completed the download, find and install Adobe Digital Editions. You will need to make a free adobe account to use Adobe Digital Editions.


4) Go to http://iwhs.axis360.baker-taylor.com/


5) Login with your library card number and PIN. This will be your Blackboard username and your ID number as your password.


6) Check the "Remember Me" box to save your login information


7) To find a book, scroll through Just Added titles on the My Library page, or tap Browse to browse by subjects, or tap the magnifying glass icon in the upper right to Search for items by title, author and keyword.


8) Click the cover image of a book to get more information. Books with a Book icon will be e-books. Books with a Headphone icon will be audiobooks.


9) When you are ready to borrow, just tap Checkout, then select your desired format from the prompt at the bottom of the page.


8) If you have checked out an audiobook, tap Listen Now to begin listening to your audiobook. If you have checked out an e-book, tap Read Now to begin reading your ebook. It will open automatically with Adobe Digital Editions.

Axis 360 App on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Generation Kindle Fire Devices

1) Download the Axis360 app from theAmazon App store.


2) Open the app and search for Incarnate Word High School.


3) After selecting IWHS, enter your library card number and PIN. This will be your Blackboard username and password.


4) Check the "Remember Me" box to save your login information


5) To find a book, scroll through Just Added titles on the My Library page, or tap Browse to browse by subjects, or tap the magnifying glass icon in the upper right to Search for items by title, author and keyword.


6) Tap the cover image of a book to get more information. Books with a Book icon will be e-books. Books with a Headphone icon will be audiobooks.


7) When you are ready to borrow, just tap Checkout, then select your desired format from the prompt at the bottom of the page.


8) If you have checked out an audiobook, tap Listen Now to begin listening to your audiobook. If you have checked out an e-book, tap Read Now to begin reading your ebook.

Axis 360 App on 5th Generation Kindle Fire Devices

To begin installation on your 5th Generation Kindle Fire: Go to Settings > Security and turn ON for “Allow Installation of Applications...”


1. Go to your Kindle’s home screen and tap Web or Silk Browser.


2. In the address bar type http://apps.axis360.org/axis360. If your download does not start automatically, tap OK.


3. Open the app and search for Incarnate Word High School.


4. After selecting IWHS, enter your library card number and PIN. This will be your Blackboard username and password.


5. Check the Remember Me box to save your login information


6. To find a book, scroll through Just Added titles on the My Library page, or tap Browse to browse by subjects, or tap the magnifying glass icon in the upper right to Search for items by title, author and keyword.


7. Tap the cover image of a book to get more information. Books with a Book icon will be e-books. Books with a Headphone icon will be audiobooks.


8. When you are ready to borrow, just tap Checkout, then select your desired format from the prompt at the bottom of the page.


9. If you have checked out an audiobook, tap Listen Now to begin listening to your audiobook. If you have checked out an e-book, tap Read Now to begin reading your e-book.

Still can't get Axis360 to work on your device?

Come ask us for help at the library! We're happy to help! You can also email us at iwhslibrary@uiwtx.edu!