Partner Portal Awareness

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Getting existing users accustomed to new technology can be difficult, especially with the speed at which technology develops. When users discover your digital collection, introducing them to the OverDrive experience can be easy with your help and our resources. We have a growing selection of training tools we have prepared to assist with helping your… Read more »

Podcast: New and Featured Content for June

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        Are you looking to enrich your digital collection with the newest titles in Content Reserve? Interested in saving a bundle during sales? Want to be the first to know which publishers’ titles will be available for purchase? Then don’t miss our collection highlights podcast series, which brings you all this and more… Read more »

June is national audiobook month!

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June marks the official beginning of summer, which means long hours spent soaking up sun beside the pool, cutting the grass on warm evenings, and going on road trips to wondrous destinations. Why not spend these nostalgic summer activities enjoying a great audiobook?   June also is national audiobook month and to celebrate, we’re offering big discounts… Read more »

BookExpo America 13 Wrap Up

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This past week, Team OverDrive attended BookExpo America (BEA), as well as the annual Audiobook Publisher’s Association Meeting, IDPF Digital Book 2013, and the LJ and SLJ Day of Dialogue meetings. During these conferences, OverDrive team members participated in panels and presentations to librarians and publishers from around the world. We also met with librarians and publishers at… Read more »

Top Five Math Fiction Titles For Girls

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Math has a reputation for being closed minded. It’s true that math is not open to multiple perspectives or interpretation, such as English or history, but it does involve studying relationships, scrutinizing symbols and shapes, and, of course, solving problems. These are three areas in which girls can excel!   Educational studies report a gender… Read more »

Mitch Albom announced as the Digipalooza ’13 Keynote Speaker

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OverDrive is excited to announce that bestselling author Mitch Albom will be the Keynote Speaker for Digipalooza ’13. Digipalooza is OverDrive’s biannual international user conference where hundreds of librarians, publishers and retailers gather in Cleveland for education, networking and, of course, fun.   Mitch Albom, perhaps best known for his all-time bestselling memoir ‘Tuesdays with… Read more »