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 »

Multilingual resources for your digital library

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Did you know that it is free and easy to offer a multilingual interface for your OverDrive collection? Connect with new users who prefer to browse and read in their native language or help those learning a foreign language get hands-on experience with site translations at no additional cost for your library. Languages currently available… Read more »

Simon & Schuster eBooks available without Buy It Now

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The Simon & Schuster catalog is now available to purchase without the previously-required Buy It Now feature. In addition, Simon & Schuster titles are now available for Canadian public and government libraries. Public and government libraries in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand may now add eBooks from Simon & Schuster without also having… Read more »