Viz Media, Marvel, DC and the Walking Dead… OH MY!

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By: Sheila Henline, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst.  My inner geek in is OverDrive! (Pun intended) This month at OverDrive we welcome the select catalog of VIZ Media, you know these guys (and gals), they publish some awesome manga titles including Naruto. Additionally, our OverDrive wizards ensure you can read these titles in the… Read more »

Find your inner explorer with the new Readers’ Advisory collection

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By: Jim Monastra, OverDrive Account Specialist.  You are invited to participate in OverDrive’s next Readers’ Advisory project, “Armchair Explorers.” We’ll be featuring titles about adventure and exploration, with two separate collections available for your OverDrive site – one collection that focuses on titles for adults, and titles for kids and teens. The project offers hand-picked… Read more »

Get popular fiction and LGBT content up to 50% off during the June Extravaganza

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All month, we’ve been promoting the ability to save big on loads of content from OverDrive. The June Extravaganza Sale in OverDrive Marketplace with thousands of titles marked down anywhere from 25-50% off their normal sale price. Within the sale you’ll find eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video content including popular fiction for adults, kids and… Read more »

Spanish is not a foreign language at OverDrive!

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By: Elissa Miller, OverDrive Digital Collection Advisor (Ed. Note: Elissa Miller is a Librarian with a background and speciality in Spanish Language content. In this post she not only highlights many of the curated lists available in OverDrive Marketplace but she also provides stats and research that shows why this content is so essential to… Read more »

Get a 5% content credit for all orders placed in Markeplace this Wednesday & Thursday

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To celebrate OverDrive’s hometown basketball team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, winning the city’s first professional sports championship in half a century we’re offering a 48 hour promotion in Marketplace. On Wednesday and Thursday, every purchase you make for your OverDrive digital library will come with a 5% content credit.* Whether or not you’re a fan of… Read more »

BISAC subject headings have been added to OverDrive Marketplace

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist When doing your purchasing in OverDrive Marketplace you’ll now find BISAC subject headings have been added to many title details pages. They can include up to one major subject level and three topical subject levels, following this example: FICTION / Romance / Historical / Victorian. You can search… Read more »

The hottest audiobooks around are now on sale during the June Extravaganza

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Last week, we announced the June Extravaganza Sale in OverDrive Marketplace with thousands of titles marked down anywhere from 25-50% off their normal sale price. The sale is more than just eBooks, however. On the sale page you’ll find over 20,000 audiobooks are on sale as well including numerous best sellers and popular content. This… Read more »

Helpful new tools and trainings available in the OverDrive Resource Center

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By: Christina Samek, OverDrive Marketing Specialist. Since the Resource Center‘s launch in April, we have received positive feedback and have seen increased site traffic from partners all over the world. We are so thrilled that you are enjoying the improvements and exploring our new content and materials. We, of course, hope you’ll keep coming back… Read more »