How OverDrive Frontline Tech Support can help your users and your staff

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With the holidays rapidly approaching, which includes the gift of eReaders and staff taking vacation time, are you prepared to handle the rush of patrons’ questions? Why not shift direct user support to OverDrive? Join us for our free webinar – OverDrive Front Line Tech Support on Wednesday, December 16th at 2:00 pm – to learn more about… Read more »

Increase your digital collection value with our new Marketplace carts

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It’s no secret that readers love choices. As Collection Development Librarians can attest, it’s a constant challenge to add new, quality content to keep everyone happy and make sure no one walks away from your library empty handed. The same, of course, can be said for your digital collection. It’s essential to make sure your… Read more »

Introducing OverDrive’s Professional Book Nerds Podcast

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By Jill Grunenwald, Librarian, Collection Development Analyst and host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast. Hi everyone! I’m Jill, one of OverDrive’s Collection Development Analysts. I’m also a librarian, as are the rest of the awesome Analyst team. We’re the ones who work closely with your Collection Development Specialist building carts, curating collections, creating those… Read more »

OverDrive’s Holiday Device Guide (Part 1)

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By Quinton Lawman, OverDrive’s resident device nerd (he’s also a Product Owner here but that’s beside the point…) I am a self-proclaimed nerd. Well, more than self-proclaimed, really, as most of my friends and acquaintances would hardily agree with my assessment. One of the ways I revel in my nerdom is to passionately share my… Read more »

Penguin Random House UK, Australia & New Zealand now live!

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OverDrive is thrilled to announce that as December 8th, the Penguin Random House UK catalogue is available for purchase in Marketplace! The addition of this catalogue makes some of the world’s most beloved authors’ titles available for the first time to international libraries. Highlights of the UK catalogue include works by Harper Lee, James Patterson,… Read more »

The Best Books of 2015

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By Rachel Kray, a Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive Whatever your personal reading preference may be, I think everyone can agree that 2015 was a great year for books. Let’s take a moment to reflect on the past year’s most influential, prominent and beloved titles before we celebrate and start reading in 2016…. Read more »