The top ten digital novel sets OverDrive school partners are using with their students

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist For as long as there have been schools there have been class-assigned books to be read. Curriculum directors and teachers have meetings to decide what books to teach that year and then students are handed out copies of those titles to read throughout the semester for class discussions…. Read more »

Drop Everything and Read to celebrate Canadian National School Library Day

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By Sheila Henline, a librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive OverDrive is excited to be celebrating Canadian Literature with the Canadian Library Association (CLA). They have designated the fourth Monday in October as National School Library Day. This day is an opportunity to demonstrate appreciation for the important role of school libraries and the… Read more »

Curated collection ideas to boost your circulation

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Adam Sockel is OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist. We mentioned a few times how great curated collections are. They let you decide what to show off in your digital library site and they help circulate titles that may need some love. But “ugh”, it’s hard to come up with ideas for those collections! Let us help! Here… Read more »

Read-Alongs perfect for National Family Literacy Day on November 1st

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Rachel Kray is a Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive   Looking for a fun new way to integrate reading and family time? Look no further than our Read-Alongs! These titles are accessible through OverDrive Read, our browser-based eReader, so no need to download any special software. These high quality, visually stimulating titles are… Read more »

6 Reasons why you should be using audiobooks everyday

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist. Here at OverDrive it’s no secret that we love eBooks. They’re the best way to make sure you always have something to read anytime, anywhere. We also have a fairly substantial obsession with audiobooks though, and for good reason! Audiobooks are perfect for enjoying your favorite authors on… Read more »

7 easy ways to promote your digital collection on social media

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist In the library world we understand that budgets are often tight, with every dollar being earmarked for collection development, programs and events which means that it can be tough to find additional funding to promote your content. Thankfully, social media enables you to spread the word about your… Read more »