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conta
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Nook ST sideloaded books

Hi,

 

I have books on my NST that I sideloaded. Some of them on Nook internal memory, some on SD card.(I connected nook to PC and copied epub books)

 

I have some questions:

 

1. I make higlights and notes on sideloaded books. If I move books (eg from SD card to nook, or to different folder) will the higlights and notes still be there with book?

 

2. Why is it not possible to use social features with sideloaded books?

 

Thanks,

 

conta

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robin-d
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Re: Nook ST sideloaded books

not sure about the highlighted question since i dont make notes in books, but the social thing probably cause they want to encourage buying their books and it probably has something to do with programming maybe. but theres a workaround sorta....you can download the free sample of the book and then share/recommend the sample (which will just show u recommending the book not the sample.) thats what i've been doing, then i delete the sample later on.

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conta
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Re: Nook ST sideloaded books

i would like to reorginize my books, but i am afraid i will loose my notes.
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Byteguy
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Re: Nook ST sideloaded books


conta wrote:

2. Why is it not possible to use social features with sideloaded books?

 


Digital content is different from physical books.  The publisher has to agree to allow Lending of the book. Don't get me wrong, I think it's nuts, but it's part of the Terms and Conditions when you "buy" an ebook.

 

Since sideloaded content is not controlled by B&N, I can imagine that they don't want to get sued because their "feature" made it easier for people to share content that was unlocked or not allowed to be shared.

 

B&N doesn't want to be the next Napster.

 

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