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OHDELA students become eBook explorers & boost digital circulation

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Recently, I attended an open house event for OHDELA (Ohio Distance and Electronic Learning Academy), along with a few colleagues. At the event, parents and students met their teachers, learned about a variety of academic resources offered by the school, and also participated in a “scavenger hunt” for OHDELA’s OverDrive digital library. Students that completed… Read more »

Don’t miss your chance to register for Digipalooza!

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Are you planning to attend Digipalooza 2015 the world’s premier digital content conference for libraries and schools? If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? Space is limited and we want to see you there! Come for our unrivaled program specifically designed and tested to drive circulation, increase usage and help you get the… Read more »

Recommended Read-Alikes

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Looking to add some new titles to your digital collection? Check out our newly redesigned Read Alike page! Handpicked by our staff librarians, these lists can be very helpful in finding popular, high-circulating content that your patrons are sure to enjoy. To help you navigate easier, the page is now organized into four categories: Book and… Read more »

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Read-Alikes!

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If you’re anything like me, you’ve binge-watched Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt at least five times since its debut on Netflix. My Unbreakableaddiction is seriously becoming a problem, it’s even spurred several bouts of Hulkamania. I need more! If you also need more Unbreakable goodness in your life, step away from the TV, grab some pinot noir,… Read more »

Get 3 free seasons of Sesame Street for your digital collection!

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Want to earn FREE Streaming Video titles for you library’s digital collection? Here’s how: Purchase our Family Friendly video pack (worth ~$2600 USD) and you’ll get 3 seasons of Sesame Street for free! That’s right – Big Bird, Elmo, and the whole gang will be added to your collection for free! This award-winning children’s series… Read more »

#WeNeedDiverseBooks

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A fantastic campaign started one year ago in April of 2014 to address the lack of children’s literature with diverse voices. It is called We Need Diverse Books. Ellen Oh, the President of the organization, said “Armed with statistics, we knew that the lack of diverse narratives had a direct correlation to our country’s literacy… Read more »

Movies you can only stream at your library: Warner Brothers edition!

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Recent studies show that two in five American households subscribe to a video streaming service like Netflix. This highlights the steady growth in popularity and high demand of streaming content, where consumers are looking for instant entertainment. With OverDrive’s streaming video collection, the library can offer the community another streaming option. By adding streaming video… Read more »