Library Staff Training Pro-Tip: The Need to Weed

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By: Sydney Kalnay, OverDrive Training Specialist (Ed. Note: This post discusses our training webcasts designed to help your staff become an OverDrive expert.You can sign up for these webcasts on our Resource Center here.) Recently, we held our quarterly special webcast, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Marketplace, which was an exploration of advanced searching… Read more »

Helpful new tools and trainings available in the OverDrive Resource Center

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By: Christina Samek, OverDrive Marketing Specialist. Since the Resource Center‘s launch in April, we have received positive feedback and have seen increased site traffic from partners all over the world. We are so thrilled that you are enjoying the improvements and exploring our new content and materials. We, of course, hope you’ll keep coming back… Read more »

Save the date: Digipalooza 2017

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By: Melissa Marin, a Marketing Specialist at OverDrive. It’s June so of course, you’re looking at the calendar and counting down the days to August 2017, right? No? We are because Digipalooza 2017 is coming August 2-4, 2017! We’re already hard at work planning the best user conference yet. What’s Digipalooza? If you work with digital… Read more »

Save 25-50% off thousands of titles during the June Extravaganza Sale

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Throughout the month of June library partners around the world can save up to 50% on over 25,000 titles available in OverDrive Marketplace. This means now is the perfect time to stock your digital library full of great titles whether they’re eBooks, audiobooks or streaming video titles! On the June Sales Extravaganza home page you’ll… Read more »

eHighlights Cooks Up Hot Summer Selections

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By: Annie Suhy, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. Building a digital collection is like making dinner. You’ve got to have a main course (eBooks), along with a couple side dishes (audiobooks and video). No meal—or collection—would be complete without all three. That’s why this month, the eHighlights team has served up three editions that equal… Read more »

Streaming Video Round-Up

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By: Rachel Woods, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive I love Fridays. That shouldn’t come as a surprise because lots of people love Fridays, but probably not for the same reason that I do. Fridays are when I get my favorite email (yes, an email): a list of all the new streaming videos that… Read more »