OverDrive Help Wanted: We’ve Got It Here!

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By: Courtney Sveda, OverDrive Training Specialist Getting users started with your library’s digital collection is easier than ever… but what happens if they run into a technical issue? It’s important that, once readers decide to go digital, you can support them should they run into any technical issues. Here at OverDrive, we want to empower your staff… Read more »

Professional Book Nerds Author Interviews – Now free for your digital collection

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By: Adam Sockel, Co-host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast For the past two years, the Professional Book Nerds podcast has been providing weekly book recommendations and author interviews to listeners from more than 100 countries. We’re excited to announce that you can now add our 80+ author interviews to your library’s OverDrive collection as… Read more »

5 Ways to Prepare Your Digital Library for the Holiday Rush

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By: Annie Suhy, Collection Development Analyst Get ready. Get set. Hold on to your candy canes. We’re fast approaching one of the highest circulation seasons of the year for your digital collection! It’s no secret among librarians that the holiday boom comes just after Christmas when patrons cozy up on the couch with a new… Read more »

9 books we’re thankful for

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Earlier this week, we shared a few things Team OverDrive is thankful for this holiday season, ranging from the librarians we work with to the inspiration we see around our office every day and, of course, our families. At our our core, we believe in reading and what it can do for the world and… Read more »

10 things Team OverDrive is thankful for

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Every single day we are hashtag blessed with the opportunity to interact with thousands of librarians around the globe. Their relentless creativity and tireless promotion of literacy continues to amaze us. Around Thanksgiving, it is customary to think back about all the events and instances we’re thankful for and so we asked a few members… Read more »

Creating eReading Rooms for your library community

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Last month, we shared the news that the National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) has launched the first-ever Digital Business Library as a part of their OverDrive-powered website. NLB’s using this aspect of their collection to bring new users from their community to the library. This is an exciting direction to take our eReading Room capabilities, but… Read more »

Sharjah Public Library Launches the United Arab Emirates first eBook Collection

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Sharjah Public Library, together with OverDrive, the world’s leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, announced today the launch of its digital library collection with a large catalog of eBooks and audiobooks. Sharjah is the first library in the United Arab Emirates to join the 38,000 libraries and schools worldwide in the OverDrive network. Their collection… Read more »