Back by popular demand: Marketplace Reports Training

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OverDrive’s Training Team is excited to reintroduce OverDrive Marketplace Reports training now available from the Learning Center. The new “Reports” training menu will expand to reveal four modules covering all of the reports within Marketplace: The Collection Usage module answers common questions about your digital collection, offers practical advice, along with tips and tricks for… Read more »

Podcast: New and featured content for April

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Calling all Marketplace shoppers! Our April collection highlights podcast is now available on OverDrive’s Learning Center. In it, we give you the inside scoop on some of the highly-anticipated new additions to OverDrive Marketplace, including hit movies from Starz Digital Media and popular textbooks from Pearson. We also highlight the latest crop of publishers and… Read more »

Just touched down in London Town

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This week, Team OverDrive is traveling from Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. across the pond for the always exciting London Book Fair. We’re thrilled to get the chance to meet with our U.K. library partners at this yearly celebration of all things reading. If you’re at the event, be sure to stop by stand #V500 where we… Read more »

Librarians Share: San Antonio Public Library engages young readers with eReading Rooms for kids and teens

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OverDrive’s eReading Room for Kids has been a runaway hit this year for public libraries looking for an exciting way to engage young readers in a safe environment. In addition to the Kids’ eReading Room, public libraries now have the option of a dedicated eReading Room for Teens. One of the first public libraries to… Read more »

Game of Thrones. Are you ready?

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It’s almost here. Sunday. Daenerys and her dragons. Jamie Lannister back at King’s Landing. Poor Theon Greyjoy. The Red Wedding. Tyrion and Sansa. Bran going after the whitewalkers. And Arya, will she get her vengeance? While I’m counting down the hours until the season four premiere of Game of Thrones this weekend, I’ll be occupying… Read more »

DigitalBookmobile.com gets fancy

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Don’t get us wrong: we loved our old DigitalBookmobile.com. It served its purpose, and was a great place to find pictures, updates on where OverDrive’s 74-foot-long tractor-trailer would be next, and what local media are saying about the events. But really, there’s no comparison to the newly redesigned website. If you haven’t had a chance… Read more »

Weekly eHighlights: Adult edition

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Oh hello there, April! It’s time to get ready for increasing those circulations and getting your patrons reading by adding some exciting, buzz-worthy titles for adults. Several thrilling adventures like Warriors, Robert Ludlum’s The Janson Option, and The Accident will keep patrons entertained, and dramas like Citadel, Frog Music, and The Auschwitz Escape are sure… Read more »