Help OverDrive improve your digital collection development experience

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OverDrive Marketplace is the heartbeat of our digital library universe. It’s where library and school partners go to add new content to your websites, create curated collections, review user recommendations and analyze Insights and reports. We’ve designed Marketplace to be an easy shopping experience regardless of what type of content you’re looking for. We constantly… Read more »

We’re in Love (with BISAC Codes)

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By: Annie Suhy, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. I’m sure by now you’ve heard the big news we’ve been shouting from the rooftops: we’ve added BISAC codes to Marketplace! BISAC codes make our hearts skip a beat and have us feeling weak in the knees at the possibilities. Maybe that’s why our Staff Librarians… Read more »

Reviewing the quantum thriller Dark Matter

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By: Kristin Milks, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. What if you could live a life you thought was lost? Walk through a door and be a different version of yourself. Would you do it? Are you happy with the choices you’ve made? Jason wakes up in a place he doesn’t know around people he’s never met,… Read more »

Marketplace updates: Improved Recommend to Library Manager and more

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist OverDrive Marketplace is the cornerstone of your library’s digital collection. It’s where you add content for your users, access reporting and curate your lists. Marketplace is vital to the success of your OverDrive-powered website which is why we are constantly working to improve it’s functionality. The most recent… Read more »

Publish your curated collection for Armchair Explorers!

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By: Jim Monastra, OverDrive Account Specialist The curated collections, Armchair Explorer Reads for Adults and Armchair Explorer Reads for Kids & Teens, are ready for you to Publish in the curation interface in OverDrive Marketplace! Boost circulation and reader engagement by publishing the collection to your site today. Publish your curated collection In Marketplace, find… Read more »

BISAC Tips, Tricks and helpful links

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By: Liz Tousey, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. Have you heard that we’ve added BISAC subject headings for some of our most popular content? Even if you have, read on anyway. You may have a few questions that can be answered below! BISAC Background Information An abbreviation for “Book Industry Standards and Communications,” BISAC… Read more »