10 Ways to Make a School Librarian’s Job Easier

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It’s not easy being the school librarian. Tasked with fostering learning, encouraging library use, and instilling a love of reading among students, school librarians are often in high demand and short on time. We asked some of OverDrive’s school library partners to share tips for making the most of your digital collection while balancing an… Read more »

Judging eBooks By Their Covers

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We’ve all heard the adage “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” But when it comes to library eBooks, the visual appeal of cover images is more important than ever. OverDrive’s Next Generation library websites prominently displays book jackets to provide users with a more visually engaging browsing experience. Eye-catching cover images can prompt users… Read more »

Enter OverDrive’s Library eBook Tournament

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  March Madness is upon us, and regardless of whether you follow the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship, here’s your chance to experience the thrill of bracketology. This month, we’re hosting the first-ever OverDrive Library eBook Tournament.   Like the Final Four, the eBook tourney will follow a single-elimination model, starting with a large,… Read more »

Get Ready to Shake at Digipalooza 2013

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Here at OverDrive, everyone’s counting down the days until Digipalooza 2013 (#digip13). Our fourth international user group conference takes place August 1 to 4 in Cleveland, and some members of our team just can’t seem to contain their excitement.   We  hope to see you in August for education, networking, and fun. To register for… Read more »

Podcast: New and Featured Content for March

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This month’s collection development podcast focuses on multimedia content, spotlighting a variety of audio and video titles that are newly available or coming soon to Content Reserve. Tune in to OverDrive’s Learning Center to find out about acclaimed movies by Music Box Films, genre-bending “audio movies” by AudioComics, language-learning courses by Mango Languages and Univerb… Read more »

Make March Your Month with Dummies

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                 Throughout the month of March, we’re turning “I can’t” into “I can” by offering 30-percent off over 2,000 eBooks in the popular “For Dummies’”series from John Wiley. Since 1991, this widely recognized reference brand has helped people throughout the world conquer their goals whether it be learning how to give a stellar presentation… Read more »