DOGO book reviews, beta testing, BISAC and more: looking back at #ALAAC16

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist Two weeks ago, Team OverDrive came back from a long weekend in Orlando. We weren’t vacationing (although some of us may have visited a certain “Boy Who Lived”), rather we were meeting with hundreds of library partners and presenting on the latest innovations and features available for your… Read more »

Publish your curated collection for Armchair Explorers!

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By: Jim Monastra, OverDrive Account Specialist The curated collections, Armchair Explorer Reads for Adults and Armchair Explorer Reads for Kids & Teens, are ready for you to Publish in the curation interface in OverDrive Marketplace! Boost circulation and reader engagement by publishing the collection to your site today. Publish your curated collection In Marketplace, find… Read more »

BISAC Tips, Tricks and helpful links

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By: Liz Tousey, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. Have you heard that we’ve added BISAC subject headings for some of our most popular content? Even if you have, read on anyway. You may have a few questions that can be answered below! BISAC Background Information An abbreviation for “Book Industry Standards and Communications,” BISAC… Read more »

Find your inner explorer with the new Readers’ Advisory collection

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By: Jim Monastra, OverDrive Account Specialist.  You are invited to participate in OverDrive’s next Readers’ Advisory project, “Armchair Explorers.” We’ll be featuring titles about adventure and exploration, with two separate collections available for your OverDrive site – one collection that focuses on titles for adults, and titles for kids and teens. The project offers hand-picked… Read more »

Create Reading Happiness: celebrate summer blockbusters with Page to Screen books and streaming video

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Summer is traditionally when Hollywood rolls out its blockbuster movies. The big budget, tent pole films we all enjoy with a bucket of buttery popcorn and a smile on our face. While we fill the theaters to laugh, cry and be endlessly entertained, there’s a fun connection most of these movies have to the literary… Read more »