Getting the most out of your OverDrive reading history

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist Last week, we released an exciting update to our digital library websites that gives users access to their reading history. Often requested by libraries and patrons, the history allows users to track what they’ve read so they can make decisions about what to borrow next. For example, readers can see which… Read more »

12 tips for getting the most out of Libby

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist Readers around the world have fallen in love with our new app Libby. The new interface, simple one-tap experience and all-in-one shelf have made finding your next great read easier and faster than ever. Libby is designed to enable our developers to continuously improve existing features and add new… Read more »

OverDrive Aligns with Global Tech Leader

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Rakuten, one of the leading technology companies in the world, is well known in many countries for empowering society through technology and innovation. Based in Tokyo, Rakuten has 14,000 employees, operations in 29 countries, and provides services to a billion users.  Rakuten has been named to the Forbes list of “World’s Most Innovative Companies” every… Read more »

HarperCollins Publishers to provide libraries and schools Cost-per-Circ option as additional use model to manage their eBook and audiobook collections

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By: Hadie Bartholomew, OverDrive Communications Manager We’re excited to announce that HarperCollins has joined the growing list of publishers working with OverDrive to add Cost-per-Circ (CPC) as an additional use model for their eBooks and audiobooks. The CPC model will be available for a portion of the HarperCollins eBook and audiobook catalog, alongside the current… Read more »

Save the IDPF. Save EPUB.

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This is an update on an important issue that has the potential to undermine the success of the eBook industry. As many of you already know, the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) is finalizing its plans to “merge” with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). OverDrive, along with other concerned companies in the industry, opposes… Read more »

OverDrive to present on expanded global distribution of digital content at Beijing International Book Fair

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This week, a team of OverDrive executives lead by CEO Steve Potash is holding publisher and library meetings at the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF). The purpose of this trip is to continue to expand the size and breadth of OverDrive’s digital offerings as we increase the amount of Chinese language content available for libraries… Read more »

Help OverDrive improve your digital collection development experience

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OverDrive Marketplace is the heartbeat of our digital library universe. It’s where library and school partners go to add new content to your websites, create curated collections, review user recommendations and analyze Insights and reports. We’ve designed Marketplace to be an easy shopping experience regardless of what type of content you’re looking for. We constantly… Read more »