November sales: Tantor half-off sale, and more!

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With the holidays approaching, our publishing partners are getting into the spirit and offering their best-selling titles at amazing prices! Sales include 50% off Tantor Media‘s entire catalog–the whole shabang!  Choose from more than 2,000 titles in MP3 and WMA and load up on great value.  The sale includes their well-produced classics in MP3 with the enhanced eBook–audio and… Read more »

Library customers download 100,000 Project Gutenberg eBooks

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OverDrive’s Project Gutenberg eBook collection, featuring over 15,000 EPUB titles that are free to your library and to your customers, is out of beta and available on more than 125 ‘Virtual Branch’ websites. Since we launched this feature in August, library customers have downloaded 100,000 eBooks from the collection. That’s great news for all libraries… Read more »

OverDrive’s 2010 Training Month award winners

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Cheers and screams were recently heard as OverDrive notified the winners of OverDrive’s 2010 Training Month awards.  Our library partners worked hard throughout September to vie for ‘Participation Awards’ and compete in our Download Discovery Contest.  With record breaking numbers of attendees, it was a hard fought battle.  Now it’s time to announce our winners!… Read more »

Most Downloaded Books from the Library Lists for October 2010

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While the consistent forces on the Most Downloaded Lists still remain, a big fall publication schedule has allowed new titles to debut. The first book in Ken Follett’s new historical fiction trilogy, Fall of Giants, came in at No. 6 on the Most Downloaded eBooks and No. 8 on the Most Downloaded Audiobook lists. Don’t Blink joins… Read more »