Great news for UK: HarperCollins Ltd. now available!

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We are excited to announce the availability of more than 5,000 titles from HarperCollins Ltd. for our U.K. customers, including public, school, and university libraries. HarperCollins is one of the world’s best known publishers, and OverDrive has been working hard on making their titles available to all of our customers. The terms for the titles… Read more »

Penguin eBooks’ download to Kindle just got easier

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As we reported yesterday, Penguin eBooks are now available in the OverDrive Marketplace.  Today, we are delighted to announce that Penguin eBooks will be available for “Get for Kindle” in the same convenient manner as the other Kindle eBooks (US only) in your OverDrive collection.  The USB side-loading requirement has been lifted and Penguin eBooks… Read more »

Hachette eBooks are here!

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Just last week we announced that Hachette Book Group, one of the world’s leading publishers, has agreed to make its entire digital catalog of eBooks available to libraries and schools in the U.S. and Canada. Please reference our press release for more information about Hachette eBook availability via OverDrive.   We go live tomorrow (Wednesday,… Read more »

Hachette eBooks to be available May 8

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This morning, we announced the exciting news that one of the world’s leading publishers, Hachette Book Group, will make its entire digital catalog of more than 5,000 eBooks available to libraries and schools via OverDrive.  Beginning May 8, loyal readers at OverDrive-powered libraries and schools in the U.S. and Canada will have access to popular… Read more »

OverDrive and III announce plans for deep API integration

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  This week, OverDrive and Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (“III”) agreed on plans for deep API integration of OverDrive services into III products, including Sierra and Encore Discovery Services Platform.  Building on the success of the first round of OverDrive APIs, the coming API updates will include the ability to check out and place a hold… Read more »

From Conestoga Valley to Zuni: Welcome New Partners

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As we ring in 2013, it’s a good time to look back on the past 12 months.  In 2012, we welcomed over 600 new OverDrive library partners. In December alone, 64 libraries launched their OverDrive digital collections. Schools and colleges are driving much of the growth. Out of 600+ total libraries added in 2012, more… Read more »

From Anaheim to Waltham, Welcome New Partners!

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We’d like to extend a warm welcome to the 53 new partners that launched digital collections with OverDrive in November. Libraries, schools and colleges from the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada all joined the OverDrive family. We’ve welcomed more than 550 new partners so far this year! Anaheim Public Library (California) Angleton Independent… Read more »

From Aberdeen to Wilderness Coast, Welcome New Partners

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October brought more than its fair share of tricks—we’re looking at you, Hurricane Sandy!—but it also brought several treats. We’re excited to welcome 40 new partners, hailing from North America, Australia, the United Kingdom, India and Singapore, including 27 schools and colleges.   Public & Corporate Libraries Array BioPharma, Inc. (Colorado) Association of Technical Market… Read more »

Welcome New Partners – September 2012

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Congratulations to all of our new partners from September! Over the past 30 days, 69 educational and public libraries have launched their OverDrive collections with the majority (87%) being schools and colleges.   To complement our monstrous list of new partners, we put together a map of those new locations. Take a look.   NORTH… Read more »