Learn content curation best practices with OverDrive’s latest monthly webcast

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By: Briana Johnson-Sims, OverDrive Training Specialist OverDrive’s monthly webcast series continues this July with the webcasts you need to get started with OverDrive and take your digital collection to the next level. We invite you to join us the second week of July for Shopping for Titles in Marketplace, The End User Experience, and our newest topic, Curating… Read more »

Don’t miss these edtech presentations at ISTE

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Successful digital learning demands both flexibility and customization. OverDrive Education embraces both, with a custom-built reading platform that supports differentiated instruction, English Language Learning, Hi-Lo literacy instruction and blended learning. In the 2016-2017 school year, more than 2,500 K-12 schools joined over 15,000 OverDrive-powered schools to expand student growth through eBooks and audiobooks. Tens of… Read more »

HarperCollins Publishers to provide libraries and schools Cost-per-Circ option as additional use model to manage their eBook and audiobook collections

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By: Hadie Bartholomew, OverDrive Communications Manager We’re excited to announce that HarperCollins has joined the growing list of publishers working with OverDrive to add Cost-per-Circ (CPC) as an additional use model for their eBooks and audiobooks. The CPC model will be available for a portion of the HarperCollins eBook and audiobook catalog, alongside the current… Read more »

Kyle Cassidy, author of This is What a Librarian Looks Like on the importance of libraries

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This week, the American Library Association will host its annual conference in Chicago and OverDrive will be on hand to share the latest innovations in digital reading. Before we head to the Windy City for this yearly celebration of library love however, our Professional Book Nerds interviewed Kyle Cassidy about the importance of libraries in… Read more »

Top 5 reasons Hawaii launched a shared collection

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The Hawaii State Department of Education, a statewide district serving 256 public and 34 charter schools across eight islands, was looking for an eBook and audiobook solution that pooled funds to maximize purchasing power and provide expanded reading opportunities. An OverDrive shared collection enables two or more schools to access digital content via a single… Read more »

What to check out when you’ve checked out

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The end of the school year *should* be an exciting time. Change in routine. Freedom. Quiet, finally. But for many educators, exhaustion comes first. Here’s a quick list of things you can do when you just. can’t. even. And some for when you regain your motivational footing. Binge on brain candy Who have you meaning… Read more »

Sneak peeks from OverDrive Education at ISTE 2017!

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Successful digital learning demands both flexibility and customization. In the classroom, OverDrive Education’s reading platform supports differentiated instruction, English Language Learning, Hi-Lo literacy instruction and blended learning in nearly 13,000 schools and districts in 50 countries. At the technology acquisition level, schools are maximizing budget and resources with shared eBook and audiobook collections, our most… Read more »