Top subjects teachers want to take digital

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ASCD and OverDrive conducted a survey of over 2,000 K-12 administrators about technology in their classrooms and schools. Seventy-four percent of educators felt their teachers most desired English/language arts content in digital format, followed by science, math, and social studies. Schools already using digital content in their curriculum were more interested in science, social studies, and foreign languages. Devices are an influential factor: if a 1:1 program… Read more »

25,000 Digital Titles on Sale for Back-to-School

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By: Annie Suhy, Collection Development Analyst. Second only to the confetti-and-champagne filled celebrations of the New Year, the first day of school is a day ripe with good intentions and fresh perspectives. As educators, you set resolutions for the new school year: inspire students to read more, organize the classroom, integrate technology, keep parents informed, find… Read more »

Save 25-50% off thousands of titles during the June Extravaganza Sale

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Throughout the month of June library partners around the world can save up to 50% on over 25,000 titles available in OverDrive Marketplace. This means now is the perfect time to stock your digital library full of great titles whether they’re eBooks, audiobooks or streaming video titles! On the June Sales Extravaganza home page you’ll… Read more »

The top 6 ways libraries are increasing their digital circulation

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At PLA in Denver last week, Team OverDrive met with countless library partners, sharing the latest innovations coming this year and discussing the continued surge in digital library lending. While presenting and interacting with these librarians, the overarching theme for why digital checkouts are at an all time high was clear: providing content for every… Read more »