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LIBRARY 

Libby E-Books and Audiobooks at Mayo Clinic: Using the Libby App and Website

The Libby app logo, showing a woman's head peeking out from behind a book cover with a ribbon in her hair.Libby is a mobile device app and a website where you can check out e-books and audiobooks using your Mayo Clinic LANID. 

Visit https://libby.mayo.edu or install the "Libby" app on your device to try it now. 

This new collection of nearly 1,000 titles supports the needs of staff working both on campus and remotely with seamless access to library materials, no matter where you are. With topics ranging from AI to Leadership, and Business to Parenting, there is sure to be something to spark your interest. 

Other important features:

  • Standard checkout time is 21 days.  Items will return automatically when they are due.
  • Items will download to your device automatically when on WiFi to save data. 
  • You can also read on Kindle.
  • If the item you want is checked out, you can place a hold and be notified when it's available. 

Already have Libby through your public library?  You can add the Mayo Clinic Libraries to your existing Libby app by following these instructions

Need help or have questions? Consult the Libby Help, or contact the Library at library@mayo.edu.

Using the Libby Website

To use the Libby website, follow these instructions: 

  1. Browse to https://libby.mayo.edu
  2. Click "Sign in with my Card", then click "Next".
  3. Enter your Mayo Clinic email address in the Microsoft sign-in window.
  4. If prompted to login to login.mayo.edu, enter your LANID and password.
  5. Browse the digital collections, or search using the magnifying glass icon. 
  6. When you find a title you want, just click "Borrow".

Need more help? Visit the Libby Help page for complete instructions and frequently asked questions. 

Using the Libby App

To install the Libby app:

  1. Open the app store on your device and search for "Libby".
  2. Install the Libby app. When asked to select a library, choose "Mayo Clinic Libraries".
  3. When asked to sign in, enter your Mayo Clinic email address in the Microsoft sign-in window.
  4. Browse the digital collections, or search using the magnifying glass icon. 
  5. When you find a title you want, just click "Borrow".

Need more help? Visit the Libby Help page for complete instructions and frequently asked questions. 

Navigating in Libby

At the bottom of the screen:

  • Tap search to search for titles.
  • Tap Library to open the library collection you were most recently browsing.
  • Tap shelf to see your loans, holds, and tags for all your libraries.
  • Tap timeline to see your timeline.

In the Libby menu icon menu

  • Tap Manage Notifications to change your notification settings. Once set up, in-app ("menu badge") notifications appear at the top of the menu.
  • Tap a library (under "Your Libraries") to browse their collection.
  • Tap Cards + (under "Your Libraries") to see your saved library cards.
  • Tap Add Library to find another library.
  • Tap Get Some Help to search for answers to your questions, find solutions to common problems, or suggest an idea.
  • Tap Take Our Survey to answer a quick survey about Libby.
  • Tap Settings to customize your experience in Libby.