Digital content keeps users connected to the library

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist Earlier this week we shared information from a Pew Research report stating that public awareness of library eBooks has never been higher. The report provided survey findings that show three out of every five adults now know that their library offers digital content, a significant increase from the… Read more »

Awareness of library eBook availability is at an all-time high

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist Recently, Pew released a report titled “Libraries and Learning”, which found that the number of people aware of digital materials at their library has never been higher. As lifestyles continue to get busier and technologies advance, people are taking advantage of eBooks and digital audiobooks more than ever…. Read more »

College & university libraries evolving with digital content (webcast)

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It’s no secret that thousands of libraries and K-12 schools partner with OverDrive to provide users and students 24/7 access to reading materials. In the last few years, colleges and universities around the world have begun creating digital library websites as well, providing students a constant connection to the literature and content they need to… Read more »

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 »