Be #HappyInCLE; Discover the city during #DigiP11

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Excited about Digipalooza? Cindy Orr provides resources for discovering Cleveland in her monthly blog post. Are you coming to Digipalooza? Come early and stay late! Cleveland is a great city to visit, and many of the best attractions are within walking distance of your hotel. Once you’ve taken the rapid transit train from the airport to… Read more »

Welcome new OverDrive partners – June 2011

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Congratulations to the following partners that went live with an OverDrive digital collection in June. Click on any link to be directed to each library or school’s ‘Virtual Branch’ website. Garland County Library (Arkansas) http://garland.lib.overdrive.com Brisbane Boys College (Australia) http://bbc.lib.overdrive.com Eastern Regional Libraries (Australia) http://erl.lib.overdrive.com University of Technology Sydney (Australia) http://overdrive.lib.uts.edu.au Newfoundland & Labrador Public… Read more »

Hot title: THE LAST WEREWOLF by Glen Duncan

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If Twilight left you loving vampires, werewolves, and fantasy, but craving something a bit more “adult,” get your paws on The Last Werewolf out tomorrow in audiobook for US and Canadian libraries. (The eBook is already available to libraries in the UK.) With an unforgiving tone, dark humor and sophisticated language, it’s what mature, fantasy-loving… Read more »

Eason and Son provides eBooks to Irish readers via OverDrive

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Eason and Son, Ireland’s largest retailer of books, magazines, stationery and cards, is celebrating 125 years in business and, to coincide with this milestone, they have launched a new eBook store in conjunction with OverDrive. Based in Dublin, the bookseller is the first OverDrive retail partner to offer EPUB and PDF eBook content directly to… Read more »

Additional simultaneous access eBooks & more are now available

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In a previous press release, OverDrive announced the addition of several eBook publishers that would offer simultaneous use (or Max Access) collections to libraries. Today, we’re happy to report that more than a dozen publishers have gone live with ‘always available’ content, in addition to offering titles under the one-copy/one-user model. New suppliers with simultaneous… Read more »

New OverDrive publisher partners – June 2011

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Gather ‘round boys and girls; the time has come, yet again, for us to roll out the red carpet to announce the newest members of the OverDrive family. “Again,” you say? That’s right, because if you haven’t caught on yet, this riveting blog post happens once a month. And because any and all seasonal innuendos… Read more »

Community Outreach training is back, and we want you there!

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! OverDrive’s Community Outreach training is on Thursday, July 7, at 2:00 pm EDT, and we want you to be there! This session, open to all OverDrive library partners, will share easy and cost-effective practices for introducing new users to your OverDrive service. We’ll introduce some creative ideas and promotional… Read more »