Recommendations come to school digital libraries

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  Recommend to Library, OverDrive’s enhancement that lets users suggest titles for libraries to add to their digital collection, is rolling out for our school partner websites. This feature, which will enable students to view OverDrive’s catalog of titles not currently in your digital library, helps answer the ultimate questions, “What should we put in… Read more »

Remembering Lou Reed

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  The world lost a groundbreaking musician last week when Lou Reed – guitarist, vocalist, principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, and rock music pioneer – passed away at age 71. Known for his poetic lyrics, avant-garde style, and deadpan voice, Reed’s massive influence can be seen through nearly 50 years of rock music. You… Read more »

A Tale of Two iPhones: iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s

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The weather is getting colder, and you know what that means—time to curl up with a new device and download some library books! (Oh, who am I kidding? It’s always a good time to download library books!) However, with the holidays just around the corner, it’s a good excuse to check out the latest portable… Read more »

OverDrive Circulation APIs: Partners begin launching solutions

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Since last month’s announcement of the release of OverDrive’s Circulation APIs, libraries have experienced success with the singular search experience that the APIs offer. With the previously-released Discovery APIs and now the Circulation APIs, user accounts are authenticated, and they can discover digital titles, check their availability and check out, place holds on, or return… Read more »