Enter to Win the 2013 Digital Library Champions contest!

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  What makes a successful and high circulating digital collection? There are many best practices including a diverse and regularly refreshed collection of eBooks and audiobooks, staff training and active marketing and outreach efforts.   This year, we launch the OverDrive Digital Library Champions contest to recognize and reward our partners that have followed those… Read more »

Celebrate National Bookmobile Day

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Today is National Bookmobile Day. How are you celebrating? We wanted to highlight some milestones and show appreciation for the hard work of hundreds of libraries that have kept OverDrive’s Digital Bookmobile going for nearly four years.     Our library partners have served as a host to 580 events since the tour kicked off… Read more »

Happy National Library Workers Day!

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  More than 228 million people used a library card in 2012 (https://www.oclc.org/global-library-statistics.en.html), and each of them has a library worker to thank for that opportunity. Maybe you helped a patron locate a book in the stacks; assisted a student in finding resources for a research paper; hosted a book club discussion; loaded MARC records… Read more »

The Great Holiday eBook Giveaway

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In between the decorating of the Christmas trees and the lighting of the menorahs this holiday season, it’s important to take time to be thankful and appreciate our family, friends, and co-workers. In the spirit of the season, we’d like to thank all of our library partners and show our gratitude by giving away festive… Read more »

OverDrive Sponsors Edutopia Giveaway for Schools

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The George Lucas Educational Foundation and its affiliated website, Edutopia, are committed to transforming the learning process. And here at OverDrive, we believe that bringing eBooks and audiobooks to school libraries plays a vital role in this transformation. That’s why we’re proud to sponsor this week’s Edutopia Giveaway. Through June 4, we’re encouraging K-12 school… Read more »

Max Access Giveaway—Last Chance!

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The Duke Classics titles may be timeless, but our Max Access Giveaway is not. With this offer ending April 18, these are the final days to qualify for your free Duke Classics Max Access collection. Any purchase of $3,500 on the digital media content of your choosing (eBooks, audiobooks, music, video) automatically earns you 50… Read more »

Enter Our School Library Month Contest

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April is School Library Month, a time to celebrate all the great things that libraries have to offer students. All month long, the American Association of School Librarians is encouraging librarians to create activities to help their communities celebrate the essential role that strong school library programs play in a student’s educational career. This year’s… Read more »

Max Access Giveaway Extended!

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Procrastinators—Rejoice! If you missed the beginning of the Duke Classics Max Access giveaway you can continue to take advantage in April with this limited-time extended offer through Wednesday, April 18! Any purchase you make of $3,500 USD or more of any digital media content (eBooks, audiobooks, music, video) automatically earns you 50 free titles of… Read more »

Reminder: Free Sony Reader Wi-Fi devices during Holiday Bonus

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The holidays are approaching fast…have you participated in our Holiday Bonus yet?  Start today and with each $3,500 USD you spend on eBook purchases you receive one FREE Sony Reader Wi-Fi!  The direct download Sony Reader Wi-Fi  is the first Test Drive-approved device that allows for staff training and for patrons to test and borrow. The Holiday Bonus won’t last long,… Read more »