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OverDrive Listen is now live!

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We are excited to announce a new listening option for audiobooks, called OverDrive Listen, is now available for your audiobook collection! Similar to OverDrive Read for eBooks, OverDrive Listen offers the same ease of use; simply browse, borrow, and listen right in your browser with a single click. There are no downloads or software required; all you… Read more »

The next Reader’s Advisory project is coming soon!

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We’re excited to invite your library and/or school to participate in OverDrive’s next Reader’s Advisory project. The project offers hand-picked titles to help users discover new favorites, leading to increased reader engagement and circulation for libraries. In March, libraries that participated in the Reader’s Advisory initiative and curated the Read-Alike collection for OverDrive’s Big Library… Read more »

OHDELA students become eBook explorers & boost digital circulation

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Recently, I attended an open house event for OHDELA (Ohio Distance and Electronic Learning Academy), along with a few colleagues. At the event, parents and students met their teachers, learned about a variety of academic resources offered by the school, and also participated in a “scavenger hunt” for OHDELA’s OverDrive digital library. Students that completed… Read more »

Librarian’s Share: Providing learning tools for the staff

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(Ed. Note: This post was written by Cathy Daane of the Madison Metropolitan School District and discusses how they trained their staff and provide them with easy access to answers about their OverDrive service.) When the Madison Metropolitan School District decided to start an OverDrive collection for all of their patrons, one of the concerns… Read more »