Marketplace updates: Improved Recommend to Library Manager and more

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist OverDrive Marketplace is the cornerstone of your library’s digital collection. It’s where you add content for your users, access reporting and curate your lists. Marketplace is vital to the success of your OverDrive-powered website which is why we are constantly working to improve it’s functionality. The most recent… Read more »

DOGO book reviews, beta testing, BISAC and more: looking back at #ALAAC16

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist Two weeks ago, Team OverDrive came back from a long weekend in Orlando. We weren’t vacationing (although some of us may have visited a certain “Boy Who Lived”), rather we were meeting with hundreds of library partners and presenting on the latest innovations and features available for your… Read more »

BISAC Tips, Tricks and helpful links

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By: Liz Tousey, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. Have you heard that we’ve added BISAC subject headings for some of our most popular content? Even if you have, read on anyway. You may have a few questions that can be answered below! BISAC Background Information An abbreviation for “Book Industry Standards and Communications,” BISAC… Read more »

BISAC subject headings have been added to OverDrive Marketplace

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist When doing your purchasing in OverDrive Marketplace you’ll now find BISAC subject headings have been added to many title details pages. They can include up to one major subject level and three topical subject levels, following this example: FICTION / Romance / Historical / Victorian. You can search… Read more »

College & university libraries evolving with digital content (webcast)

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It’s no secret that thousands of libraries and K-12 schools partner with OverDrive to provide users and students 24/7 access to reading materials. In the last few years, colleges and universities around the world have begun creating digital library websites as well, providing students a constant connection to the literature and content they need to… Read more »

Updates to OverDrive Read and Listen

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OverDrive Read and Listen are the easiest ways to enjoy content from your digital library website. Simply borow the title you want to enjoy and then starting reading (or listening) to them right in your browser. No downloads or apps necessary. Read (eBooks) and Listen (audiobooks) OverDrive Read and Listen recently had an update that… Read more »