Find funding with sponsored collections

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The popularity of your digital library is growing, and with that excitement comes the challenge of keeping up with demand. How do you make sure you have enough copies of the popular titles while stretching your budget to buy all the newest releases? One way is to find new sources of funding, which can include… Read more »

Great Audiobook Narrators

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A narrator can make or break an audiobook. Tone, inflection, accents, ages, pronunciation, intensity – so many moving parts need to come together to form the perfect narration. A good narrator can bring the words to life and fire up your imagination, all while keeping you engaged and giving you a completely new and unique… Read more »

My first best friend

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My dad, or Pops as I like to call him, was my first best friend. In fact, until I met my wife I probably spent more time with Pops than anyone else in my life. Pops and I have seen just about every corner of Ohio and its neighboring states. Growing up, sports were one… Read more »

What you missed in the Hot Topic webinars

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Last month, more than 450 OverDrive school and library partners from around the world joined the Training Team’s May Hot Topic Webinar series about boosting digital circulation and maximizing the value of your OverDrive service. We also heard from many of you who shared your library’s success stories for growing your own user community. And… Read more »

Penguin Canada eBooks Now Available for Canadian Public Libraries!

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OverDrive is excited to announce the launch of Penguin Canada titles for our Canadian library customers. As of today, over 600 titles under a 12 month lending model are now live in Marketplace just waiting to be discovered and procured for your patrons. There really is something for everyone, including bestsellers from some of the… Read more »