OverDrive Read instant samples now live

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In September, we completed rollout of a major milestone for our publishing partners: instant samples with OverDrive Read. The vast majority of EPUB titles available in the OverDrive catalog can now be sampled at thousands of library websites with the click of a button. These samples are a discovery tool for library browsers; readers can… Read more »

Contest Winner Shares Outreach Tip: Try “eBook of the Day”

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Back in August, West Virginia’s Marion County Public Library System won the “online” category in our 2012 Outreach Program Contest. We invited Michelle Ross, virtual branch manager for MCPLS, to tell us about the library’s approach to marketing its digital collection:   The Marion County Public Library System is always looking for new and exciting… Read more »

OverDrive App Comes to NOOK®

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Borrowing eBooks and audiobooks from the library just got a whole lot easier for users of the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet™ and NOOK Color™. Last week, Barnes & Noble added the OverDrive Media Console app to the NOOK Apps™ storefront. This NOOK app enables users to wirelessly borrow eBooks and MP3 audiobooks from… Read more »