Help OverDrive improve your digital collection development experience

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OverDrive Marketplace is the heartbeat of our digital library universe. It’s where library and school partners go to add new content to your websites, create curated collections, review user recommendations and analyze Insights and reports. We’ve designed Marketplace to be an easy shopping experience regardless of what type of content you’re looking for. We constantly… Read more »

We’re in Love (with BISAC Codes)

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By: Annie Suhy, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. I’m sure by now you’ve heard the big news we’ve been shouting from the rooftops: we’ve added BISAC codes to Marketplace! BISAC codes make our hearts skip a beat and have us feeling weak in the knees at the possibilities. Maybe that’s why our Staff Librarians… Read more »

Utilize OverDrive for the Premier’s Reading Challenge

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By: Christina Samek, OverDrive Marketing Specialist. When we heard about the Premier’s Reading Challenge in Australia, we could not help feeling excited for the students who were encouraged to grow a love of reading. Because, as you all know, we really really love reading. In support of the challenge, we’ve compiled Premier Reading lists by… Read more »

4 simple ways to get reluctant young males excited about reading

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist and co-host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast. Recently on our Professional Book Nerds podcast, I sat down with two other members of Team OverDrive to share book recommendations and talk about our earliest memories of reading. In addition to talking about the books we’ve enjoyed recently, we… Read more »

Reviewing the quantum thriller Dark Matter

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By: Kristin Milks, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. What if you could live a life you thought was lost? Walk through a door and be a different version of yourself. Would you do it? Are you happy with the choices you’ve made? Jason wakes up in a place he doesn’t know around people he’s never met,… Read more »

Marketplace updates: Improved Recommend to Library Manager and more

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist OverDrive Marketplace is the cornerstone of your library’s digital collection. It’s where you add content for your users, access reporting and curate your lists. Marketplace is vital to the success of your OverDrive-powered website which is why we are constantly working to improve it’s functionality. The most recent… Read more »