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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 »

Updates to OverDrive Read and Listen

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OverDrive Read and Listen are the easiest ways to enjoy content from your digital library website. Simply borow the title you want to enjoy and then starting reading (or listening) to them right in your browser. No downloads or apps necessary. Read (eBooks) and Listen (audiobooks) OverDrive Read and Listen recently had an update that… Read more »

#LBF16 preview: OverDrive adds 500 new publishers to global eBook catalog for schools and libraries

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This week Team OverDrive will be at the London Book Fair holding meetings with library and publishing partners and offering demonstrations of the latest inventive technologies in digital library lending. While highlighting enhanced eBook features like Read-Along eBooks we’ll also be discussing the new publishing partners we’ve added from Germany, Japan, the Middle East and… Read more »

#PLA2016 preview: Advantage 3.0 to provide greatest customization for consortia libraries

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At the Public Library Association conference in Denver this week, Team OverDrive will be presenting on the latest trends and innovations in digital library lending. Among the many exciting updates coming to your OverDrive-powered website that we’ll be demonstrating is Advantage 3.0, our most powerful tool for consortia libraries yet. As the new OverDrive is… 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 »