Local Content in OverDrive Marketplace

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Give your digital collection a personal touch while increasing your holdings and circulation at no additional cost by adding local content to your digital library website in OverDrive Marketplace! On the Local Content tab, you can upload new content or edit existing content for which your library has copyright, such as historical documents, local author… Read more »

Learning Center webinars updated, now available on mobile devices!

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We are halfway through our ‘Next Generation Basics’ webinars, and if the first four sessions are any indication, we’re well on our way to another highly successful September. Feedback has been exceptionally positive so far as we’ve covered OverDrive Marketplace and heard from our CEO, Steve Potash. If you happened to miss ‘Marketplace: Made to… Read more »

Big Library Read is back!

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This morning the latest Big Library Read title was rolled out to users of more than 6,500 libraries. Patrons from around the world can borrow Jane O’ Connor’s “Nancy Clancy: Super Sleuth” in eBook or audiobook form until Sept. 30th without wait lists of holds. This ‘global book club’ allows parents and children to read together… Read more »

OverDrive to provide digital content to Chinese libraries and retailers

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Recently OverDrive CEO Steve Potash was in Asia for a number of events including the IFLA annual conference as well as the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF). During BIBF the China National Publications Import & Export Corporation (CNPIEC) and OverDrive signed an E-Publications Import License Agreement, in an official signing ceremony. With this agreement in… Read more »

San Antonio Public Library shares the Connect at Central experience

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Recently, San Antonio Public Library premiered Connect at Central, a brand new 12,800 square foot space at their Central Branch devoted exclusively to bringing the digital media experience into the physical library. In addition to two OverDrive Media Stations (OMS) for users to discover, sample and send to their devices the titles in San Antonio… Read more »

Podcast: New and Featured Content for September

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Listen to our September collection highlights podcast to learn all about new content in OverDrive Marketplace and be automatically entered for a chance to win $500 in content credit.   This month’s podcast features publishers of beloved mysteries and thrillers, best-selling Chinese language content, illustrated children’s eBooks, high-low titles for struggling readers, contemporary Hispanic literature,… Read more »

Macmillan School Collection Now Available

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We are excited to announce that, starting today, over 640 eBooks  from the renowned publisher, Macmillan, will be available to K-12 schools in the US and Canada. The release is a part of a pilot program that began March of this year, with Macmillan providing hundreds of popular titles for school and library lending through… Read more »