OverDrive Helps Thousands of Students Make the Digital Shift to eBooks at School

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At the 2016 International Society for Technology in Education Conference (ISTE) OverDrive will share updates on the technologies that have led to a record number of students using digital books at school. In the 2015-16 school year, approximately six million students had access to digital books, including eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video, an increase of 31… Read more »

Get a 5% content credit for all orders placed in Markeplace this Wednesday & Thursday

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To celebrate OverDrive’s hometown basketball team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, winning the city’s first professional sports championship in half a century we’re offering a 48 hour promotion in Marketplace. On Wednesday and Thursday, every purchase you make for your OverDrive digital library will come with a 5% content credit.* Whether or not you’re a fan of… Read more »

#LBF16 preview: OverDrive adds 500 new publishers to global eBook catalog for schools and libraries

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This week Team OverDrive will be at the London Book Fair holding meetings with library and publishing partners and offering demonstrations of the latest inventive technologies in digital library lending. While highlighting enhanced eBook features like Read-Along eBooks we’ll also be discussing the new publishing partners we’ve added from Germany, Japan, the Middle East and… Read more »

Digital libraries are once again setting a record checkout pace

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2016 is off to a torrent start for digital library lending as checkout numbers are up for Q1 (Jan. 1, 2016 – March 31, 2016) based on the activities of 50 top circulating libraries. eBook, audiobook and digital magazine checkouts through OverDrive are on track to grow 30-40 percent for 2016 over the record levels… Read more »