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Saturday, December 10, 2016

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Suspend your Holds

  • Do you unexpectedly have to go out of town?
  • Too many books too little time?

You now have the option of putting your ‘HOLD on HOLD’ or suspending your holds without losing your place in the queue.

To Suspend:
Access your My Account online with your Library card and PIN number.
Review My Account
Holds
Outstanding Holds
Under: Activate or Suspend Selected Holds
Suspend

Select the items you wish to Suspend by placing a check mark (mouse click) in the box beside the item or if you wish to Suspend all of your items select check the box beside All.

Suspension start date: Use the calendar gadget to pick a date to begin your suspension. Do not leave the date default to Never.
Suspension end date: Use the calendar gadget to pick a date to end your suspension. Do not leave the date default to Never.

When the Suspension end date arrives your Hold request re-enters the queue automatically in the same position where it was Suspended. There are no additional steps required.

To Activate or Un-suspend items before the Suspension end date arrives:
Access your My Account online with your Library card and PIN number.
Review My Account
Holds
Outstanding Holds
Under: Activate or Suspend Selected Holds
Activate
Select the items you wish to Activate by placing a check mark (mouse click) in the box beside the item or if you wish to Activate all of your items select check the box beside All.
Select Activate Selected.

When you Activate your Hold your request re-enters the queue in the same position where it was Suspended.

Downloadables Help Center

 OverDrive Help

If you need assistance with downloading the OverDrive App, help with getting started, want to access a tutorial video or need help with troubleshooting, tap one of the tiles listed below for a step by step guide on your search.

http://help.overdrive.com/

Download OverDrive

overdrive-logo

To download the OverDrive App; tap the overdrive-signup-button button to create an account for your device. 
Enter your name, email address and password; Scroll down to the bottom of the page tap the signup button, follow the prompts to download the App.
http://app.overdrive.com/


Getting started with Overdrive

overdrive-get-started

Tap the “Getting Started” button, and then select your device for a step by step guide to borrow and enjoy free eBooks, and audiobooks from your Citrus County Library digital collection.

http://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/1481729-getting-started-with-overdrive


Videos

overdrive-videos

Select a Device from the platform to watch a short video from the playlist.

http://help.overdrive.com/#videos


Troubleshooting

overdrive-help

Having Trouble? Tap the overdrive-help tile and select a platform to find help on a specific topic.

http://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/1481730-having-trouble-

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LOCAL
Citrus County Board of County Commissioners

          - Board Meeting Calendar
          - Board Agenda and Minutes

Citrus County Clerk of Courts
Citrus County Property Appraiser
Citrus County Sheriff's Office
Citrus County Supervisor of Elections
Citrus County Tax Collector
City of Crystal River
City of Inverness

 

STATE
Cabinet of the State of Florida
Florida Building Codes Online - From the Florida Department of Community Affairs. Incorporates building, electric, plumbing, mechanical, and administrative codes—accessibility, energy, coastal, manufactured, and state agency codes.
Florida Department of Corrections
Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles - Information on driver licenses, handbooks, motor vehicles, mobile homes, vessels, and the Highway Patrol.
Florida Government Information Locator
Florida Representative Jimmie T. Smith -
District 34
Florida House of Representatives
Florida Senate -
Search bills and statutes and find your legislators.
Florida State Senator, Charles S. "Charlie" Dean Sr. -
District 5
Florida Statutes -
1997-2015
MyFlorida.com -
The official portal of the State of Florida.
Office of the Governor of the State of Florida
Southwest Florida Water Management District
State Archives of Florida -
The central repository for the archives of Florida's state government. 

FEDERAL
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States - From the Constitution Society website.
Charters of Freedom - From the National Archives, the Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence, and the United States’ Constitution.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Congressman Richard Nugent - Florida's 11th Congressional District

USA.gov - The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal.
GPO Access - A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2012 - From the U.S. Census Bureau.
United States Department of Veterans Affairs

United States Senator Bill Nelson
United States Senator Marco Rubio
Thomas
- In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress.
White House

LAW
American Bar Association - Provides lawyer resources, legal education, public resources, "Find Legal Help", lawyer locator, ABA Journal, and more.
FindLaw.com - Provides legal resources for legal professionals, corporate counsel, law students, businesses, and consumers.
Florida Family Law Forms - Download forms that the Florida Supreme Court has approved for public consumption, based upon opinions the Court has issued. Forms are listed chronologically according to the section of Florida Rules of Court that pertains to family law, which is section 12.
HG.org Legal Resources - Find law firms, expert witnesses, court reporters, process servers, investigators, legal jobs, and more.
Lawyers.com - From LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. Find a lawyer, ask a lawyer, contact a lawyer, research legal information, free message boards, and join a scheduled chat.
Legal Information Institute - A research and electronic publishing activity of the Cornell Law School. Popular collections include: the U.S. Code, Supreme Court opinions, and Wex, formerly called Law about... Wex is  a collaboratively built, freely available legal dictionary and encyclopedia.
The Florida Bar Online - Florida Bar's online services and information
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VOTING AND ELECTIONS
Citrus County Supervisor of Elections - Provides information on voter registration, polling precincts, candidates and officials, absentee voting, early voting, and more.
Federal Election Commission (FEC) - Administers and enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections.
Florida Department of State - Division of Elections - Comprised of the Director’s Office and three bureaus: Voting Systems Certification, Election Records and Voter Registration Services.
Florida Elections Commission - Enforces the campaign finance laws for Florida.
League of Women Voters - A nonpartisan political organization that since 1920 works to improve our systems of government and impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy.
Project Vote Smart - Thousands of citizens working together, spending endless hours researching the backgrounds and records of thousands of political candidates and elected officials.

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