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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 »

Fall into these Autumnal curated collection ideas

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For best results, play in the background while enjoying this post:  By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Marketing Communications Specialist and resident Mr. Autumn Man. Last week, the Autumnal Equinox arrived bringing with it thoughts of reading an eBook by the fireplace as leaves blow about outside. Kitchens will be filled with the smells of spiced breads… Read more »

The importance of reading banned books

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will be held the week of September 24th in 2017. This year, Banned Books Week will emphasize the importance of the First Amendment, which guarantees our inherent right to read. Last year saw a 17% increase in the amount… Read more »

The Hogwarts Library Collection is the perfect way to celebrate 19 years later

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing and Communications Specialist and proud Gryffindor The first of September has long been considered a holiday in my life. I grew up in a house surrounded by books and none meant more to me than the Harry Potter series. This year is officially #19YearsLater which means that most my life has been… Read more »