Recommended Read-Alikes

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Looking to add some new titles to your digital collection? Check out our newly redesigned Read Alike page! Handpicked by our staff librarians, these lists can be very helpful in finding popular, high-circulating content that your patrons are sure to enjoy. To help you navigate easier, the page is now organized into four categories: Book and… Read more »

Streamline purchasing: Updates to carts for expiring Metered Access titles

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Managing your Metered Access content and keeping up with user demand can be a challenge. We’re committed to simplifying this process, and saving you time and effort on repurchasing expiring Metered Access titles. Earlier this year, we introduced features to assist selectors with shopping and reporting for Metered Access content. To build on that, we’ve… Read more »

Take advantage of our Monday Magazine Mania sale!

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It’s Monday Magazine Mania!  Add OverDrive Periodicals today to offer the hottest magazines and newspapers, with an industry leading NOOK user experience, on the same platform as your other digital materials! Here’s how it works: Each library or school that orders OverDrive Periodicals today, Monday March 16, will receive a free Samsung Galaxy Tablet 4 Nook… Read more »

An update on OverDrive and Kindle eBooks

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Earlier this week, we became aware that a number of eBooks added to our catalog this year were lacking the Kindle format.  This has now been resolved, and the Kindle format of the affected titles is now available in OverDrive’s Marketplace.  All U.S. libraries’ digital collections will be automatically refreshed with the Kindle format for… Read more »

Coming soon for U.S. and Canadian libraries: Disney streaming video!

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We are excited to announce an agreement with The Walt Disney Studios to offer more than 100 streaming video titles to public library partners in the U.S. and Canada. This licensing agreement strengthens a robust catalog of thousands of streaming video titles available through OverDrive, and reinforces the value of a single central platform for… Read more »

You can add Teacher’s Notebook materials to your Marketplace cart

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One of the best ways to get your faculty excited about your digital library is to ask your teachers what titles they’d like for their classes. Having your teachers (and students) assist in collection development is a surefire way to increase usage and promotion of your collection. But did you know that in addition to… Read more »

Stop the presses! OverDrive now offers popular magazines and newspapers

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We are excited to announce that we, along with Barnes & Noble NOOK®, now offer more than 1,000 popular magazines and newspapers for digital lending through our library partners in the U.S. The collection includes the best coverage of the top 200 circulating U.S. magazines such as Glamour, Better Homes and Gardens, The New Yorker,… Read more »