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Get a 5% content credit for all orders placed in Markeplace this Wednesday & Thursday

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To celebrate OverDrive’s hometown basketball team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, winning the city’s first professional sports championship in half a century we’re offering a 48 hour promotion in Marketplace. On Wednesday and Thursday, every purchase you make for your OverDrive digital library will come with a 5% content credit.* Whether or not you’re a fan of… Read more »

BISAC subject headings have been added to OverDrive Marketplace

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist When doing your purchasing in OverDrive Marketplace you’ll now find BISAC subject headings have been added to many title details pages. They can include up to one major subject level and three topical subject levels, following this example: FICTION / Romance / Historical / Victorian. You can search… Read more »

Hear James Patterson discuss his new BookShots titles and the importance of libraries on our Professional Book Nerds podcast

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist Last week I had the opportunity to travel to New York City to interview James Patterson as a part of his promotion for his new BookShots line of titles. Each book is a fast paced mystery or thriller designed to make readers say “give me another book.” The… Read more »

The hottest audiobooks around are now on sale during the June Extravaganza

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Last week, we announced the June Extravaganza Sale in OverDrive Marketplace with thousands of titles marked down anywhere from 25-50% off their normal sale price. The sale is more than just eBooks, however. On the sale page you’ll find over 20,000 audiobooks are on sale as well including numerous best sellers and popular content. This… Read more »

Library Staff Training Pro-Tip: The Need to Weed

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By: Sydney Kalnay, OverDrive Training Specialist (Ed. Note: This post discusses our training webcasts designed to help your staff become an OverDrive expert.You can sign up for these webcasts on our Resource Center here.) Recently, we held our quarterly special webcast, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Marketplace, which was an exploration of advanced searching… Read more »

Helpful new tools and trainings available in the OverDrive Resource Center

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By: Christina Samek, OverDrive Marketing Specialist. Since the Resource Center‘s launch in April, we have received positive feedback and have seen increased site traffic from partners all over the world. We are so thrilled that you are enjoying the improvements and exploring our new content and materials. We, of course, hope you’ll keep coming back… Read more »

Save the date: Digipalooza 2017

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By: Melissa Marin, a Marketing Specialist at OverDrive. It’s June so of course, you’re looking at the calendar and counting down the days to August 2017, right? No? We are because Digipalooza 2017 is coming August 2-4, 2017! We’re already hard at work planning the best user conference yet. What’s Digipalooza? If you work with digital… Read more »