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NEW! Engage your readers with curated collections

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Did you know that you can now curate your own themed collections of digital titles and publish them right to your public-facing website? This is an exciting new way to tap into your curatorial expertise, showcase your digital offerings, and engage with readers who appreciate hand-picked recommendations. Libraries and schools have already started putting together… Read more »

Happy Read an eBook Day!

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Today is the first ever Read an eBook Day, a holiday dedicated to digital reading. It’s a great opportunity for you to encourage your readers to borrow a title (or a few!) and join the conversation to celebrate and raise awareness for eBooks. Need some ideas? Head over to our Partners Portal and download our… Read more »

1,000 HarperCollins titles now 40 percent off through September 30

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Now is a great opportunity to stock up on popular, in-demand eBooks from authors such as Kiera Cass, Jodi Picoult, Stephanie Evanovich, Ray Bradbury, and Barbara Kingsolver, as 1,000 titles from HarperCollins Publishers are 40 percent off in OverDrive Marketplace, today through September 30. This sale is available for all public libraries that currently have… Read more »

eBooks on the Big Screen

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Film adaptations always generate renewed interest in the source material, so make sure your digital shelves are stocked with the eBooks and audiobooks that inspired new and upcoming blockbusters! We have recently updated “Book to Movie” flyers available in the Partner Portal to help get the word out about your digital collection. You can find… Read more »

Macmillan titles now available to consortia!

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Fantastic news! Effective immediately, Macmillan Publishers has made the decision to begin selling their eBooks to library consortia! When you log in to Marketplace, you will now be able to add titles from the likes of Stephen Covey, Lisa Scottoline, Bill O’Reilly, Louise Penny, Jeffrey Archer, Tatiana de Rosnay, Rainbow Rowell and more. You’ll also… Read more »

Collection Highlights: Publisher Postcards

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Join us on a scenic virtual visit to Spain, South Africa, Malaysia, and more in our September edition of collection highlights, Publisher Postcards, where we take a look at some of the excellent new content coming to OverDrive’s catalog from postcard-worthy countries all over the world. All of the publishers featured in this presentation either… Read more »

Big Library Read is back!

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After thousands of readers across the globe cast their vote, OverDrive excitedly announces the title that topped them all for this fall’s Big Library Read: Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes. Participating in this event allows your library to offer a new simultaneous use title for community-wide access from your library at no cost…. Read more »