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 »

OverDrive helps Cityread London book club go digital

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist OverDrive is excited to announce that we have teamed up with Cityread London for the first time to get this year’s featured book, Ten Days by Gillian Slovo, in eBook format for local public library authorities. Cityread London is an annual celebration of literature that aims to bring… Read more »

OverDrive’s ALA Midwinter Preview: Creating Reading Happiness

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist This weekend the library world will come together in Boston for the annual American Library Association Midwinter conference. We will be there demo’ing “the new OverDrive” websites and OverDrive Insights, and showing the latest updates to the features and catalog that have made OverDrive the most used digital… Read more »

Schedule your time to meet with OverDrive at ALA for a chance to win free content credits

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OverDrive will be at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Conference in Boston from Friday, January 8 until Monday, January 11 in booth #1653 and we’d love to meet with you. We are thrilled to share all of our latest news and developments including the new OverDrive – the groundbreaking update of our current service, offering blazing speed and… Read more »

Happy 50th birthday to the Mid-Continent Public Library!

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Mid-Continent Public Library, one of the nation’s best and most forward thinking library systems, is celebrating its 50th year of serving Missourians and we’d like to say congratulations to Library Director and C.E.O. Steven Potter and his entire staff for their constant innovation and leadership in the library world. For the last half century Mid-Continent… Read more »

Get ready for Read an eBook Day at your library!

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While every day here at OverDrive is read an eBook day, the official Read an eBook Day is happening again this year on September 18th. Launched last year as a celebration of modern storytelling, Read an eBook Day is a great opportunity to get the word out about your eBook collection to your library community…. Read more »