10 libraries exceed 1 million checkouts in 2014 through OverDrive

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We’re excited to announce that 2014’s “1 Million Checkout Club” includes 10 public library systems, surpassing the six lirbaries that accomplished this feat in 2013! Checkouts include all borrowed digital items including eBooks, audiobooks, music, streaming video and periodicals from the library’s OverDrive-powered collection and each of the libraries experienced significant year-over-year growth from 2013…. Read more »

MGM streaming video titles now available for U.S. and Canadian libraries

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We’re excited to announce that you can now add popular, award winning streaming video titles from MGM studios to your digital collection. These titles can be instantly played on virtually any device with an internet connection and web browser. MGM titles use the Cost Per Circ (CPC) format, which means that you can add the entire… Read more »

On Holiday traditions and nostalgia

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Every year as Thanksgiving dinner finishes up I turn my attention to my favorite time of year: the holiday season. Christmas for me has long been a time of nostalgia and tradition. Being an old soul I take this time to reflect on where I’ve come from and celebrations of years past. The Christmas music… Read more »

Give the gift of Digipalooza this holiday season

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As the new year approaches, it is a great time to think about staff enrichment and professional development for 2015. With 95% percent of American public libraries now offering eBooks, digital media is at the forefront of the conversation about the future of libraries. Be an integral part of that conversation by attending Digipalooza, OverDrive’s… Read more »

Test Drive updates!

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A little while back, we updated OverDrive Media console for Android and iOS devices to version 3.1.  The 3.1 update includes improved integration between the app and your OverDrive account—specifically, the ability to save and restore an Adobe ID. This is great news for the Test Drive program, because it makes clearing and restoring devices… Read more »

What’s on sale?

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Don’t miss out on these great deals! Talk with your Collection Development Specialist today.   Open Road Integrated Media – Summer Reads Sale 35% off (5/1 – 6/30) Over 40 top summer reads are 35% off through June 30th.   Univerb Publishing House – Full Catalog 30% off (5/15 – 6/30) Learn a language this… Read more »