Spotlight on Reports: Current Waiting List

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To make the most of the valuable features and data in Content Reserve, let’s delve into statistical reporting. This month, we’re focusing on the Current Waiting List. The Current Waiting List reflects the titles users are most eager to read. It can also serve as a guide for building your Holds Manager plan, which is… Read more »

Libraries Save Time with ‘Recommend to Library’ Service

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With the many exciting new enhancements to your OverDrive service this year, including Next Generation digital library platform, OverDrive Read, Next Generation Content Reserve and more coming soon, there’s no better time to add Recommend to Library to your OverDrive-powered website!   Recommend to Library has been a huge hit with library staff and users…. Read more »

LDAP Authentication New Option for Schools

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Last summer, OverDrive piloted a new method of authenticating users that has become increasingly popular with our school partners: LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol). Using LDAP allows users to sign into their OverDrive-powered website using their existing network username and password that they are already very familiar with. Once LDAP is setup for your OverDrive… Read more »

OverDrive Launches New Reader-friendly Services

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April 1, 2013 — Cleveland, Ohio — Leading eBook distributor OverDrive today announced a series of initiatives to broaden options for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks from schools and libraries.  Based on surveys completed by 18 million readers who each volunteered to brain wave scans (but without personally identifiable information), the following new services were… Read more »

Marketing Idea: Start a Digital Book Club

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Let’s keep this blog post short and to the point. Book clubs are a great way to bring readers together to talk about books while building upon their sense of community with the library. Why not take some of the best practices from your existing book club to start a Digital Book Club?    … Read more »