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Simon & Schuster eBooks now available to Australia and New Zealand public libraries!

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OverDrive is pleased to announce that Simon & Schuster has expanded the availability of its catalog to Australia and New Zealand. With this expansion, the Simon & Schuster catalog now displays in OverDrive Marketplace for all U.S., Australia, and New Zealand public libraries. Some of the titles available* include The Great Gatsby, The Summer Girls… Read more »

Sneak Peek: Seasonal Marketing Resources for September – November

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It’s officially fall here in the northern hemisphere and with the change of seasons, I thought it’d be a good time to share a sneak peek of marketing resources for holidays and events throughout the months of September, October and November. This is just a sample of the seasonal promotional kit for Fall (September-November) so… Read more »

Make your digital library a resource for teachers

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One of the best ways to increase student usage of your digital library is to get your teachers on board as active users. We recommend you expand your digital collection with professional development titles and classroom-tested educator resources from Teacher’s Notebook. Teacher’s Notebook has thousands of hand-crafted educational resources including lesson plans and classroom activities… Read more »

Happy Read an eBook Day!

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Today is the first ever Read an eBook Day, a holiday dedicated to digital reading. It’s a great opportunity for you to encourage your readers to borrow a title (or a few!) and join the conversation to celebrate and raise awareness for eBooks. Need some ideas? Head over to our Partners Portal and download our… Read more »

Step into the Teachers’ Lounge

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OverDrive is now offering a new feature for school digital libraries: the Teachers’ Lounge. Just as you may have a Teachers’ Lounge at school, you can now have a Teachers’ Lounge in your digital library—a dedicated space focused on your teachers’ needs. While your full digital library probably offers titles for a range of ages,… Read more »

eBooks on the Big Screen

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Film adaptations always generate renewed interest in the source material, so make sure your digital shelves are stocked with the eBooks and audiobooks that inspired new and upcoming blockbusters! We have recently updated “Book to Movie” flyers available in the Partner Portal to help get the word out about your digital collection. You can find… Read more »

Big Library Read is back!

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After thousands of readers across the globe cast their vote, OverDrive excitedly announces the title that topped them all for this fall’s Big Library Read: Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes. Participating in this event allows your library to offer a new simultaneous use title for community-wide access from your library at no cost…. Read more »