A look back at OverDrive’s Crystal Ball Report from Digipalooza

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Last week wrapped up a very successful Digipalooza conference where nearly 500 library and school partners from around the world came together with publishing executives in Cleveland to develop plans and enhance the future of the library world. This unique educational and networking conference addressed the massive surge in library eBook and audiobook borrowing with… Read more »

Recapping the afternoon of day 1 of #DigiP15

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Strengthen the foundation: Insights from Collection Development Analysts   OverDrive’s own Collection Development Analyst, Kristin Milks, opened our afternoon sessions by going through some great tips and tricks for navigating OverDrive Marketplace to quickly find any and all of the content available. These are great for saving your collection development analysts time when their adding… Read more »

Recapping the morning sessions from day one of #DigiP15

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Libraries and Digital Media: State of the Industry  The morning of #DigiP15 began with a wonderful breakfast sponsored by Tantor Media and then some welcoming remarks from OverDrive CEO Steve Potash. It wouldn’t be Digipalooza without a surprise performance and the Cleveland Cavs Scream Team didn’t disappoint, putting on an tumbling performance throughout the conference… Read more »

HarperCollins announces I CAN READ sale for libraries this September

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We’re excited to announce that one of our Digipalooza sponsors, HarperCollins, will be launching their I CAN READ campaign in September with a sale on numerous great children’s titles in OverDrive Marketplace. In the sale list you’ll find loads of books for beginner readers including classic children’s characters like Splat the Cat,  Axel the Truck,… Read more »

Jane Green on writing, libraries and cooking

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On Wednesday afternoon, best selling author and Digipalooza keynote speaker Jane Green took some time out of her busy schedule to chat with us on Twitter about her career, her favorite books and what she’d be doing if she wasn’t a writer. You can read the full conversation right here. Jane has written sixteen New… Read more »