Posted by & filed under Collection Development, Digipalooza, Library, Promotional Ideas, Schools.

By: Melissa Marin, OverDrive Marketing Specialist. We are less than one year away from Digipalooza 2017 and have officially opened registration! You may be wondering… What is Digipalooza? Digipalooza is OverDrive’s international user group conference. With a unique blend of education, networking and fun, this is a can’t-miss event for anyone that works with digital… Read more »

Collection Development ideas from the Professional Book Nerds

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By: Adam Sockel, Social Media Specialist and co-host of the Professional Book Nerds (Ed. Note: You can subscribe to the Professional Book Nerds podcast in iTunes or anywhere you listen to podcasts and you can find every episode hosted here. As you may have heard, OverDrive has a podcast called the Professional Book Nerds. Each… Read more »

25,000 Digital Titles on Sale for Back-to-School

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By: Annie Suhy, Collection Development Analyst. Second only to the confetti-and-champagne filled celebrations of the New Year, the first day of school is a day ripe with good intentions and fresh perspectives. As educators, you set resolutions for the new school year: inspire students to read more, organize the classroom, integrate technology, keep parents informed, find… Read more »

The top new streaming video picks available from OverDrive this month

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(Ed. Note: All titles mentioned in this post can be viewed here.) By: Rachel Woods, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive Greetings and salutations! We’re back with another post about that subject which is near and dear to our hearts: streaming video. We got some great titles in this month (including some fabulous foreign language films!)… Read more »

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 »