getAbstract is offering 12 simultaneous use titles free of charge for two weeks

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Earlier this year we announced an exciting partnership with getAbstract, a catalog of 8,000+ simultaneous access business and self-improvement titles. These titles are condensed to the titles most important concepts and strategies and are designed to be able to be read in under ten minutes. To raise awareness for these incredible titles, getAbstract is offering two free… Read more »

Announcing the winners of our Curated Collection Naming Contest

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Throughout the summer, we hosted our Curated Collection Naming Contest and we’re excited to announce the winners in all five of the categories. We received nearly 200 entries and each of the five categories had over 500 votes. The following libraries will receive content credit to spend in OverDrive Marketplace. If you’re looking for creative ideas… Read more »

Books on Tape / Listening Library audiobooks your users will love

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Digipalooza isn’t the only thing coming this August. As the calendar moves closer to fall, we begin to turn our focus on some of the biggest new titles coming out and we’re excited to highlight some of Books on Tape and Listening Library’s audiobook releases coming soon. You can find these audiobooks in OverDrive Marketplace. A… Read more »

Meet the OverDrive Librarians

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By: Annie Suhy, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst You’ve met Libby, but have you met our other OverDrive Librarians? There’s a entire team of us dedicated librarians and book lovers waiting in the wings to help you select, manage, and curate the content in your library’s digital collection. Now, you can meet each of our smiling faces… Read more »

Kodansha expands the reach of their unique and beautiful Manga titles for OverDrive users

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By: Sasha Zborovsky, OverDrive Intern Manga: A History In the last century, Manga comics have become an integral part of not only Japanese, but also global literary culture. From the unmistakably unique illustrations, to countless genres ranging from sports to magical romances, it is no surprise that these stories permeate comic-cons and comic markets across… Read more »

Blackstone Audio has some huge audiobook titles coming you won’t want to miss

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Digipalooza isn’t the only thing coming this August. As the calendar moves closer to fall, we begin to turn our focus on some of the biggest new titles coming out and we’re excited to highlight some of Blackstone Audio’s audiobook releases coming soon. You can find these audiobooks in OverDrive Marketplace. The following is a… Read more »

Baker Publishing Group’s hottest titles coming out this fall

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Digipalooza is officially less than a month away which means that soon the center of the library world will be downtown Cleveland. We’re excited to have our friends at the Baker Publishing Group joining us for the conference and so we wanted to share some great titles from their collection coming this fall. Whether you’re… Read more »

Love is Love

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing & Communications Specialist June has long been known as LGBT Pride Month, a celebration demonstrating how Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans have strengthened our country, by using their talent and creativity to help create awareness and goodwill. June was chosen to commemorate the Stonewall Riots, which occurred at the end… Read more »