Getting new staff members up to speed

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Let’s say you have a new staff member starting at your school or library. Their responsibilities will likely intersect with your OverDrive digital collection. Maybe they are going to be handling Collection Development, Marketing, or Staff Training. Perhaps they will assist patrons whenever they have one off questions. How should you prepare these new staff… Read more »

Updated Printable Getting Started Guides

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If your library only prints out one promotional piece for your digital collection, I would encourage you to select our newly created Printable Getting Started Guide. (Although, why would you only want to print one thing from the Partner Portal when there is so much goodness there?)   Those of you who checked out our… Read more »

OverDrive announces new APIs for Library Circulation

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Last year we introduced the initial set of OverDrive APIs that enable approved vendors to deeply integrate OverDrive-hosted catalogs and nearly 1 million digital titles with their apps and platforms. These included the ability to access catalog metadata, see availability of a title and search the library’s collection.   Today, we are excited to announce… Read more »