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Kobo Arc HD Review

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Kobo released the Arc in 2012 as competitor to Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet and HD series, and Amazon’s Kindle Fire. A few months back, Kobo brought us the Arc HD, as a way to get into the high definition market, as well as offering a 10-inch model to supplement their 7-inch device. The difference… Read more »

National Library Week: How libraries change lives!

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When I was little, I loved Roald Dahl’s Matilda, her voracious appetite for books and her unflagging nature. Nothing was as life-changing for Matilda as the day she set out on her own in search of the public library. I adored the relationship Matilda made with the sweet librarian Mrs. Phelps. She gave Matilda her… Read more »

Back by popular demand: Marketplace Reports Training

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OverDrive’s Training Team is excited to reintroduce OverDrive Marketplace Reports training now available from the Learning Center. The new “Reports” training menu will expand to reveal four modules covering all of the reports within Marketplace: The Collection Usage module answers common questions about your digital collection, offers practical advice, along with tips and tricks for… Read more »

Podcast: New and featured content for April

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Calling all Marketplace shoppers! Our April collection highlights podcast is now available on OverDrive’s Learning Center. In it, we give you the inside scoop on some of the highly-anticipated new additions to OverDrive Marketplace, including hit movies from Starz Digital Media and popular textbooks from Pearson. We also highlight the latest crop of publishers and… Read more »

Just touched down in London Town

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This week, Team OverDrive is traveling from Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. across the pond for the always exciting London Book Fair. We’re thrilled to get the chance to meet with our U.K. library partners at this yearly celebration of all things reading. If you’re at the event, be sure to stop by stand #V500 where we… Read more »

Librarians Share: San Antonio Public Library engages young readers with eReading Rooms for kids and teens

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OverDrive’s eReading Room for Kids has been a runaway hit this year for public libraries looking for an exciting way to engage young readers in a safe environment. In addition to the Kids’ eReading Room, public libraries now have the option of a dedicated eReading Room for Teens. One of the first public libraries to… Read more »