Get popular fiction and LGBT content up to 50% off during the June Extravaganza

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All month, we’ve been promoting the ability to save big on loads of content from OverDrive. The June Extravaganza Sale in OverDrive Marketplace with thousands of titles marked down anywhere from 25-50% off their normal sale price. Within the sale you’ll find eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video content including popular fiction for adults, kids and… Read more »

OverDrive Helps Thousands of Students Make the Digital Shift to eBooks at School

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At the 2016 International Society for Technology in Education Conference (ISTE) OverDrive will share updates on the technologies that have led to a record number of students using digital books at school. In the 2015-16 school year, approximately six million students had access to digital books, including eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video, an increase of 31… Read more »

Spanish is not a foreign language at OverDrive!

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By: Elissa Miller, OverDrive Digital Collection Advisor (Ed. Note: Elissa Miller is a Librarian with a background and speciality in Spanish Language content. In this post she not only highlights many of the curated lists available in OverDrive Marketplace but she also provides stats and research that shows why this content is so essential to… Read more »

Get a 5% content credit for all orders placed in Markeplace this Wednesday & Thursday

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To celebrate OverDrive’s hometown basketball team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, winning the city’s first professional sports championship in half a century we’re offering a 48 hour promotion in Marketplace. On Wednesday and Thursday, every purchase you make for your OverDrive digital library will come with a 5% content credit.* Whether or not you’re a fan of… Read more »

BISAC subject headings have been added to OverDrive Marketplace

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist When doing your purchasing in OverDrive Marketplace you’ll now find BISAC subject headings have been added to many title details pages. They can include up to one major subject level and three topical subject levels, following this example: FICTION / Romance / Historical / Victorian. You can search… Read more »

Hear James Patterson discuss his new BookShots titles and the importance of libraries on our Professional Book Nerds podcast

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist Last week I had the opportunity to travel to New York City to interview James Patterson as a part of his promotion for his new BookShots line of titles. Each book is a fast paced mystery or thriller designed to make readers say “give me another book.” The… Read more »

The hottest audiobooks around are now on sale during the June Extravaganza

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Last week, we announced the June Extravaganza Sale in OverDrive Marketplace with thousands of titles marked down anywhere from 25-50% off their normal sale price. The sale is more than just eBooks, however. On the sale page you’ll find over 20,000 audiobooks are on sale as well including numerous best sellers and popular content. This… Read more »