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 »

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 »