Sora App: For eBooks and Audiobooks

Elmira City School District

What is Sora?

Sora is an ebook and audiobook platform from Overdrive. All Elmira City School District staff and students have access to Sora courtesy of the GST BOCES School Library System.
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Where Do I Find Sora?

In your Schoology course, you may have seen a link to "Sora, by Overdrive" in the left menu with the other installed apps.

Getting Started with Sora

When you click on the Sora link from within Schoology, you are taken to the website in a new tab. If it is your first time using it, you will have to follow the steps below:

  • Click on "My School is Greater Southern Tier BOCES Shared Digital Collection."
  • Select Elmira City School District from the list of schools.
  • Log in with your network Username and Password.

Browse or search to borrow a book. Your book will open so you can start reading right away.

  • Select Open book or Open audiobook to read or listen to the book.
  • Select Options to renew or return the book, see your notes and highlights, and more.

Sora & Special Education

Sora & the Public Library

You can also "hook" on to your public library's ebook and audiobook collections. Follow the instructions on the PDF below to get started.

All graphics used are from the Overdrive website.