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Add Fire and Fury to your digital collection and bypass the backorders

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Fire and Fury, the instant #1 bestseller by Michael Wolff about the current White House administration, is having quite a moment in the zeitgeist. After selling out its first printing of 150,000 copies, readers around the world are struggling to find copies of the enormously popular book. Macmillan is currently working through backorders for another… Read more »

Beyond the bestsellers: Capitalizing on the Holiday Spectacular Sale

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By: Ryan Chamberlain, OverDrive Publisher Account Specialist Merry mid-December. It’s that time of year again, the time when everyone’s merry’d you with just about every possible holiday. You’ve been wished, impossibly, a happy Black Friday, been spammed with decks of ‘gift cards’ for the full week of Cyber Monday. You’ve skirted lines leading to signs… Read more »

Professional Book Nerds Author Interviews – Now free for your digital collection

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By: Adam Sockel, Co-host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast For the past two years, the Professional Book Nerds podcast has been providing weekly book recommendations and author interviews to listeners from more than 100 countries. We’re excited to announce that you can now add our 80+ author interviews to your library’s OverDrive collection as… Read more »

5 Ways to Prepare Your Digital Library for the Holiday Rush

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By: Annie Suhy, Collection Development Analyst Get ready. Get set. Hold on to your candy canes. We’re fast approaching one of the highest circulation seasons of the year for your digital collection! It’s no secret among librarians that the holiday boom comes just after Christmas when patrons cozy up on the couch with a new… Read more »

Creating eReading Rooms for your library community

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Last month, we shared the news that the National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) has launched the first-ever Digital Business Library as a part of their OverDrive-powered website. NLB’s using this aspect of their collection to bring new users from their community to the library. This is an exciting direction to take our eReading Room capabilities, but… Read more »

National Library Board of Singapore launches the first-ever Digital Business Library

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The National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) has long been a pioneer in digital library lending, offering a robust collection of 130,000+ titles while also taking a unique approach to marketing their service to new users. This trend has continued with the launch of the first-ever Digital Business Library, now available on their OverDrive-powered digital collection. For several years,… Read more »

The Groundbreaking latest Frank Miller Batman story is now available on OverDrive

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist    Few people have done more for the world of comics and graphic novels than Frank Miller. Frank has created such works as Sin City and 300 as well as massively popular characters like Elektra in the Daredevil series. Frank is best known, however, for his groundbreaking runs of Batman including The Dark… Read more »