Drumroll, Please: 2013 Digital Library Champions Contest Semi-Finalists!

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  We are excited to announce the 12 semi-finalists of this year’s Digital Library Champions contest! Dozens of entries were submitted from library and school partners all over the world, including the U.S., Canada, Australia and South Africa. The final winners will be selected by members of the editorial staff at Library Journal, who have… Read more »

2013 Pulitzer Prize Winning eBooks

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             The 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners have been announced and now is the time to build your collection with these award-winning books! The winners and selected finalists featured below are available for purchase in Content Reserve. For our value shoppers, the Fiction and General Nonfiction winning eBooks are both currently… Read more »

OverDrive’s 2011 Outreach Program contest winners

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Drumroll, please! The winners are in for the 2011 Outreach Program Contest! On behalf of Team OverDrive, I’d like to thank all the libraries that participated this year. The winning libraries were recognized at  Digipalooza and each received a collection credit and an award certificate. I’d like to congratulate the following libraries: Grand Prize Winner:… Read more »

2011 Audies Nominations

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One of the most prominent book awards, The Audies, highlights the best in audiobooks from the previous year.  Announced Feb. 24, these award nominations feature 30 categories like Biography/Memoir, Fiction, History, Humor, Solo Narration, and Original Work.  Among the nominees are 2010 standouts like Delivering Happiness (Business/Educational), Fall of Giants (Fiction), Freedom (Literary Fiction), and… Read more »

Giller Prize winner THE SENTIMENTALISTS now available

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We are very excited to announce that Johanna Skibsrud’s The Sentimentalists, winner of the 2010 Giller Prize,  is now available in the eBook format–exclusively for our Canadian library partners! The Sentimentalists is Skibsrud’s first novel and marks the debut of a powerful new voice in Canadian fiction. The story follows Napoleon Haskell as he leaves his home in North… Read more »

The 2010 Audie Nominations Are In

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On Feb. 15, The Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced the finalists in the 2010 Audies competition. Several of the year’s big books such as True Compass and The Help were among the nominees in 28 different categories. Standouts include: A Little Bit Wicked: An autobiography by Emmy Award-winner and Wicked star Kristin Chenoweth. Beat the Reaper:… Read more »