Save big on Chinese language content and win a Facebook Ad from OverDrive

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From now until March 8th libraries can save 25-50% on over 15,000 Chinese eBooks and audiobooks in OverDrive Marketplace. There you’ll find ready made collections of titles including Chinese culture, recipes, language learning and lists of the most popular content borrowed by patrons. These titles are perfect for reaching new users as they’ll speak to… Read more »

Celebrating Harry Potter Book Night!

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist If you follow us on social media or have had the chance to visit our Blue Sky Campus offices you are very aware that Team OverDrive adores all things Harry Potter. Therefore, it goes without saying that of course we’re celebrating Harry Potter Book Night! This amazing event… Read more »

Love is in the air with the new Readers’ Advisory collection

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By Jim Monastra, an Account Specialist with OverDrive You are invited to participate in OverDrive’s next Readers’ Advisory project, which centers on terrific romantic titles. As with the last campaign, we will be showcasing two separate collections for your OverDrive site – one collection that focuses on titles for adults, and titles for young adult… Read more »

OverDrive Local Content lets your community be a part of your digital collection

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist OverDrive’s Local Content tool is a great way to enhance the value of your digital collection by offering unique historical documents, titles written by local authors and community videos your library has copyright permission to upload. Schools can even upload student-created short stories to share with the school… Read more »

Looking back on ALA Midwinter

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist   This past weekend Team OverDrive had the privilege of joining many of our library partners in Boston for the annual midwinter American Library Association conference. The weekend was full of productive meetings and presentations as well as countless interactions with librarians from around the country who were… Read more »

33 library systems surpass one million checkouts in 2015

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Yesterday we shared the record breaking stats from 2015 as libraries across the world saw circulation increases from their digital collections. Today we’re excited to announce that another record was broke in 2015 as 33 separate library systems across North America circulated over one million digital titles through their OverDrive websites. Of the library systems… Read more »