CES 2015: Connecting all of the things

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Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 really expended the “internet of things.” In essence, that’s just a fun way to say that all sorts of every-day things (from light-bulbs to thermostats) are getting connected to your home network. I think it’s pretty sweet, because, in a lot of ways, connecting new “things” to the internet can… Read more »

Give the gift of Digipalooza this holiday season

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As the new year approaches, it is a great time to think about staff enrichment and professional development for 2015. With 95% percent of American public libraries now offering eBooks, digital media is at the forefront of the conversation about the future of libraries. Be an integral part of that conversation by attending Digipalooza, OverDrive’s… 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 »

The OverDrive Challenge results are in!

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The results are in, and we’re happy to announce and congratulate the libraries that participated in the OverDrive Challenge and increased circulation in the month of June by 25% or more from their previous best month on record. 25%-49% increase: Brown Library Hyannis Public Library Aurora Public Library Lockport Public Library Meaford Library Selwyn Library… Read more »

OverDrive to Present 2014/2015 eBook Lending Roadmap at National Library Conference

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As the nation’s library professionals convene at the 2014 American Library Association Annual (ALA) Conference in Las Vegas, June 27-30, leading digital platform provider OverDrive will introduce and demonstrate its 2014/2015 eBook lending roadmap. OverDrive team members will brief librarians on plans to launch a series of content, end-user and platform enhancements over the coming… Read more »