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eBooks and audibooks from the ISL Qatar Library  

Accessing eBooks and audiobooks from our library and reading them on your device or computer.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
Follett Shelf - eBooks and Audiobooks Print Page

Reading a Follett eBook - from cover to cover


All you need to know about Destiny eBooks and Audiobooks


  1. If you check out a book on one device, you can read it on any other device by opening the app.
  2. If you want to return a book early, you must do so on the device where you originally dowloaded it.
  3. The book will automatically be returned to the library on the due date.  If you want it for longer, you must renew it, or check it out again.
  4. Your notes will still be visible the next time you check out the book.
  5. Provided the book is not out to anyone else, you will still see your notes if you open the book, even if you don't check it out.

Reading from your device with the Follett BryteWave App

Step 1: Logging in to the Follett BryteWave™ App

a. Download and install Follett BryteWave from the App store or Google Play.
b. Launch the mobile app.
c. Enter your User Name and Password.
User Name:
Password: your regular school password
d. Enter the Follett Shelf URL:
e. If you are on a private/safe/secure device and want to skip steps C and D next time you access the mobile app, select the Stay logged in check box. Tap Log In.

Follett Shelf URL for ISLQatar:

Step 2: Accessing Follett Shelf and Checking Out an eBook
a. Tap the Follett Shelf icon to go to your school’s Follett Shelf.
b. Search for the eBook you want to read.
c. Tap on the eBook cover or the Open Book link, and then tap Checkout and Download Now.


Step 3: Reading a Checked Out eBook
a. Tap the book cover to open and read the book.
b. To return to My Checkouts, tap the Bookbag menu option. If you don’t see your latest checkouts, tap Synchronize from the menu.
Note: To access a checked out eBook and corresponding notes from another device, you need to move the book back online. From the My Checkouts screen, tap Move Online. You must be online to synchronize your checkouts and download eBooks.


Getting started with the Destiny Quest app

Download the Destiny Quest app for iPad and iPhone

Destiny Quest app for Android

When prompted for the URL for ISLQatar's library, use

Once in Destiny Quest, tap the Follett shelf icon and you will be taken to the ISL Qatar Follett shelf. There you will see all our eBooks, and also the option to narrow your search.

Supported Devices



Destiny Log-in

EBooks and audio books from the ISL Qatar library 

In order to download eBooks and audio books from the ISL Qatar library on Destiny, it is necessary for a student to activate his/her account.  Students from Grade 4 to 12 have ISL Qatar email addresses and passwords, and are able to log in with no difficulty. 

 Parents of students from EC to Grade 3 will need to follow the instructions given in the Help Sheet available below to activate their child's account.  The activation is a one-off procedure which will give access to eBooks and online resources.


eBooks in the ISL Qatar Library

eBooks in the ISLQatar Library can be accessed in several ways. 

1.  From your mobile device, using the Destiny Quest or Follett BryteWave apps.

2. From your browser, via the Destiny Catalogue. Access the catalogue from the home page of the school website.  Login using your normal school email and password.

Fron the Catalog tab:

  • Click on the Follett Shelf tab on the Catalog Page.


•select eBooks from the Material Type dropdown menu, OR

•do a search for eBooks, OR



    Follett apps for iPad and iPhone and Android devices

    Destiny Quest app for iPhone and iPad


    Destiny Quest app for Android

    Information on the Destiny Quest app

    An intuitive, easy to use app allows you to:
    • Search for resources in your library
    • Submit and read ratings and reviews
    • Place holds and add items to My List
    • Discover the Top 10 Most Popular titles and New Books at your library
    • Maintain lists of books you’re Now Reading, Want to Read and Have Read
    • View your Account information including checkouts, holds and outstanding fines
    • Use the Resource Lists posted by Teachers & Librarians, to find resources on the topics discussed in class.

    Information on the Follett BryteWave app
    • Enjoy easy and instant access to your school library’s Follett eBook collection on the go from your mobile device with the Follett BryteWave app. The Follett BryteWave app gives you access to Follett eBooks that you have checked out from your library.
    • Supports offline reading - Download reader access (for when you need to travel outside of WiFi hotspot and 3G/4G range)  You can access any eBooks you already have checked out in FollettShelf, as well as access eBook notes and highlights and view eBooks in text only for easier reading all while offline. You can move eBooks online during the loan period to read in the browser from another device.
    • Your eBooks will automatically return at the end of the loan period or you can return them early.
    • Intuitive navigation; swipe, pinch, tap and gesture your way through your eBooks and the reader tools.

    Tumble Book Cloud Graphic Novels and other genres

    Tumble Books Cloud:

    For access log into the ISL Qatar Destiny Library site with your full student email address and password, and click on the Tumble Books Cloud link.


    Tumble Books can also be accessed via a smart phone........

    eBooks and audio from the Qatar National Library

    Please note that the Qatar National Library offers patrons access to Overdrive (eBooks) and Catalyst (audiobooks) in addition to many other eBook libraries.



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