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NIC Expands Library Collection with New E-books and Audiobooks

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Information Center recently added over 140 new nonfiction titles to the library’s e-book and audiobook collections via OverDrive. Information specialists curated the new titles by focusing on NIC staff recommendations, biographies and nonfiction items about corrections, leadership, self-improvement, and training that were published within the last ten years. The collection also includes several Passbook Study Guides, which can be used to prepare for a variety of professional exams and certifications.

A sample of the newly acquired titles includes:

You can download these and other titles to your personal computer, smartphone, or eReader using the OverDrive Libby app via your smartphone or tablet. Here’s how:

  1. Install the Libby App

    • Go to your device's app store and search for "Libby by Overdrive"
    • Install the app on your device and open.
    • Libby will ask if you want to add a library to your account.
    • Search for "National Institute of Corrections" and select: National Institute of Corrections, 11900 E Cornell Avenue C Aurora, Colorado, USA
  2. Sign In

    • Libby will ask you to "Sign In With My Card"
    • Click the button and then click the "Next" button.
    • You may be presented with a popup, asking you to Continue (click continue).
    • A browser window will pop up, asking you to sign into the NIC website.
    • If you already have an account, please sign in with your existing account on
    • If you don't have an account, click on the red, "Create new account" button and create a free account for yourself. You will need an email address, username, and password.
  3. Borrow e-books and audiobooks

    If you logged in or created an account successfully, you'll now be logged in and Libby will show you an NIC library card. Click the Next button, then start searching for the books you want to borrow from the NIC library.

a screenshot of NIC's overdrive page