Learn about the newest formats available from OverDrive with our latest hot topics webinars!

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Over the past year OverDrive has been dedicated to helping you maximize the value of your digital library by enabling you to offer your users a multi-media experience all on one platform. Your patrons can borrow eBooks and audiobooks as they’ve always been able to but now they can also stream their favorite movies and… Read more »

The next Reader’s Advisory project is coming soon!

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We’re excited to invite your library and/or school to participate in OverDrive’s next Reader’s Advisory project. The project offers hand-picked titles to help users discover new favorites, leading to increased reader engagement and circulation for libraries. In March, libraries that participated in the Reader’s Advisory initiative and curated the Read-Alike collection for OverDrive’s Big Library… Read more »

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 »

A chat with Big Library Read author Dr. Laura Bates

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Last week I had the chance to chat with Dr. Laura Bates, author of the Big Library Read title Shakespeare Saved my Life, via Twitter. Dr. Bates took some time out of her Friday to answer questions curated from readers from around the world. Below are some of the questions and answers. You can view… Read more »

A message to our library and school partners from Steve Potash

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[this letter was sent via email on the morning of March 19, 2015] Dear OverDrive Library & School Partners, OverDrive announced today that Rakuten, Inc. has agreed to acquire OverDrive from Insight Venture Partners, our private equity partner and majority owner since 2010.   In a few weeks after the sale is complete, we will be… Read more »