Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

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I’m sitting here at my desk, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 Nook® is dropped into my lap. I cast my mind back to recent history and remember that Barnes & Noble left the tablet game, looking to find another way to have Nook tablets distributed. Enter Samsung, and the new Galaxy Nook. To break… Read more »

Library readers’ top 10 favorite book series

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Last month we asked readers to take a quick, one question survey. All they needed to do was pick all of their favorite series from a list we provided (or write any in that they did not see on said list). Thousands of votes later, we’re excited to present to you the top 10 favorite… Read more »

Collection Highlights: Trending Titles for October

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Learn about some of our favorite new eBook and audiobook releases in OverDrive Collection Highlights: Trending Titles for October. We’ll also introduce you to some of the latest additions to OverDrive Marketplace, including new Chinese publishers, educational content, and streaming video for kids and adults. Interested in any of the titles you see? Click the… Read more »

UPDATED 10/13/14: OverDrive’s statement about Adobe Digital Editions privacy concerns

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UPDATE: 10/13/14 at 4:40 PM EDT In response to questions raised by our library partners about the Adobe Digital Editions privacy concerns, OverDrive CEO Steve Potash met with Adobe product management at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Adobe’s product manager reported that the company will soon release an update to Adobe Digital Editions 4 to address… Read more »

NOOK® and OverDrive partner to provide digital magazines and newspapers to libraries

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NOOK Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), and OverDrive, the leading eBook platform for libraries, today announced a new partnership to enable public libraries to provide readers with access to hundreds of the most popular digital magazines and newspapers from the NOOK Newsstand®. Utilizing OverDrive platforms integrated with library catalogs, library… Read more »

OverDrive adds more than 200 new publishers to Global eBook catalog for schools and libraries

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OverDrive, the leading platform for eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video to libraries and schools, announced today that more than 200 publishers have joined the company’s network in 2014, 64 of which represent partners outside of North America. Now offering content in 40 languages in more than 50 countries, OverDrive continues to grow its global footprint… Read more »

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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  National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual health campaign designed to increase awareness of the disease as we all raise funds for research. In addition, the campaign focuses on early detection plans, and information and support for those affected by breast cancer. To help your patrons find resources, inspiration, encouragement, and education, we… Read more »