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How to manage “zombie holds” in your digital collection

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By Kristin Milks, Librarian and OveDrive Collection Development Analyst At Digipalooza back in August, Holly Varley, the Materials Selection and Acquisition Manager from The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, talked about her library’s use of what she has dubbed “Zombie Penguins”. When we were approaching the one-year expiration date of our first Penguin… Read more »

Publish your curated collection for Holiday Reads

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The curated collections, Holiday Reads for Adults and Holiday Reads for Kids & Teens, are ready for you to Publish in the curation interface in OverDrive Marketplace! Boost circulation and reader engagement by publishing the collection to your site today. Publish your curated collection In Marketplace, find your curation interface under the Shop drop-down menu…. Read more »

eHighlights gets a Makeover!

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By Emma Kanagaki, librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst The Collection Development Analysts are excited to announce that our eHighlights catalog has gotten a bit of a makeover. For eHighlights, our aim is to provide a visually appealing, curated selection of content each and every month that will appeal to varying demographics and interests from… Read more »

Get ready for the holidays with our next Readers’ Advisory collection

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You are invited to participate in OverDrive’s next Readers’ Advisory project, which highlights our favorite selection of holiday reads. This time there will be two collections – one highlighting adult titles, and another showcasing kids and teen content. The project offers hand-picked titles to help users discover new favorites, leading to increased reader engagement and… Read more »

Select Simon & Schuster eBooks now provide a new option for library lending with a two-year term!

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OverDrive is excited to announce a pilot of a new library lending model from Simon & Schuster. Starting today, over 550 Simon & Schuster titles are available for a two-year lending term, in addition to the present one year lending term. For new purchases, libraries will now have an option to select from over 550 eBook titles… Read more »