eiNetwork and OverDrive provide Circulation API solutions to partner libraries

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In the fourth quarter of this year, OverDrive’s new Circulation APIs have been integrated into several partner library online catalogs. Recently joining the list, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Library Association have launched Circulation API solutions through their ILS provider, eiNetwork. The Circulation APIs enable seamless checkouts and holds within a partner’s OPAC, giving end… Read more »

An OverDrive update from Steve

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Dear Library Partner, I hope this message finds you well and enjoying the holiday season. On behalf of OverDrive, I am pleased to share with you a few milestone highlights and a look at what’s ahead. A brief trip down Memory Lane I received an email last week from Tish Lowrey, Head of Technical Services… Read more »

Lenovo Yoga Tablet

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At this point in the life cycle of the tablet, we pretty much know what to expect: A small, flat, handheld, rectangular touchscreen that lays flat on another flat surface. It’s not a broken design, and let’s be honest, it’s really hard to innovate by introducing another shape (like a triangle). Enter Lenovo’s Yoga Tablet…. Read more »

2013’s Kindle Fire HD and HDX Review

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  With all of our new device reviews and more to come, it’s shaping up to be a very merry digital holiday season! There’s still time to curl up with an eBook on a tablet in front of your video fireplace with a robotic dog at your feet. (All right, I still prefer real fireplaces… Read more »

Penguin eBooks are now available for Canadian Libraries

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  OverDrive is excited to announce that more than 15,000 Penguin Group (USA) eBooks are now live and available for purchase by Canadian libraries. The catalog is available in OverDrive Marketplace for Canadian public and college libraries, including consortia, under the one copy/one user lending model for a one-year term. The Penguin Group (USA) catalog… Read more »