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Use a survey to (en)gage your students

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Putting out a survey to your students is a great way to find out if they’ve used your digital library, but also a way to figure out how and why/why not. Lisa Guess at Smithville Middle School (MO) created a survey for her students and learned a lot more than just “Yes, I have read… Read more »

Big Library Read: Chat with Andrea Portes

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On Monday, I had the opportunity to speak with our Big Library Read author, Andrea Portes. We chatted about Anatomy of a Misfit, where her motivation comes from, her writing habits and much more. She also shared her favorite memories about her libraries growing up and offered advice to aspiring writers. We started with a… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

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I’m sitting here at my desk, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 Nook® is dropped into my lap. I cast my mind back to recent history and remember that Barnes & Noble left the tablet game, looking to find another way to have Nook tablets distributed. Enter Samsung, and the new Galaxy Nook. To break… Read more »

Library readers’ top 10 favorite book series

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Last month we asked readers to take a quick, one question survey. All they needed to do was pick all of their favorite series from a list we provided (or write any in that they did not see on said list). Thousands of votes later, we’re excited to present to you the top 10 favorite… Read more »

Collection Highlights: Trending Titles for October

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Learn about some of our favorite new eBook and audiobook releases in OverDrive Collection Highlights: Trending Titles for October. We’ll also introduce you to some of the latest additions to OverDrive Marketplace, including new Chinese publishers, educational content, and streaming video for kids and adults. Interested in any of the titles you see? Click the… Read more »

UPDATED 10/13/14: OverDrive’s statement about Adobe Digital Editions privacy concerns

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UPDATE: 10/13/14 at 4:40 PM EDT In response to questions raised by our library partners about the Adobe Digital Editions privacy concerns, OverDrive CEO Steve Potash met with Adobe product management at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Adobe’s product manager reported that the company will soon release an update to Adobe Digital Editions 4 to address… Read more »