OverDrive Streaming Video Round-Up, September 2016

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By: Rachel Woods, Librarian and Collection Development AnalystWelcome back to another exciting post about the new Streaming Video titles that arrived this month. August had a little bit of everything: The Congressman stars Treat Williams as a disillusioned congressman who tries to find a way to make a positive difference despite all the corruption he… Read more »

Using Simultaneous Use digital titles to boost circulation and discovery

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By: Todd Warhola, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst (Ed. Note: Every title and list in this post can be purchased as a part of a Simultaneous Use plan in OverDrive Marketplace. Click Here to see all of our Simultaneous Use Plans.) Discovery is a trending topic in libraries right now. Featured collections are a great way for your library… Read more »

The top new streaming video picks available from OverDrive this month

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(Ed. Note: All titles mentioned in this post can be viewed here.) By: Rachel Woods, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive Greetings and salutations! We’re back with another post about that subject which is near and dear to our hearts: streaming video. We got some great titles in this month (including some fabulous foreign language films!)… Read more »

We’re in Love (with BISAC Codes)

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By: Annie Suhy, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. I’m sure by now you’ve heard the big news we’ve been shouting from the rooftops: we’ve added BISAC codes to Marketplace! BISAC codes make our hearts skip a beat and have us feeling weak in the knees at the possibilities. Maybe that’s why our Staff Librarians… Read more »

Publish your curated collection for Armchair Explorers!

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By: Jim Monastra, OverDrive Account Specialist The curated collections, Armchair Explorer Reads for Adults and Armchair Explorer Reads for Kids & Teens, are ready for you to Publish in the curation interface in OverDrive Marketplace! Boost circulation and reader engagement by publishing the collection to your site today. Publish your curated collection In Marketplace, find… Read more »

Viz Media, Marvel, DC and the Walking Dead… OH MY!

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By: Sheila Henline, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst.  My inner geek in is OverDrive! (Pun intended) This month at OverDrive we welcome the select catalog of VIZ Media, you know these guys (and gals), they publish some awesome manga titles including Naruto. Additionally, our OverDrive wizards ensure you can read these titles in the… Read more »

Find your inner explorer with the new Readers’ Advisory collection

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By: Jim Monastra, OverDrive Account Specialist.  You are invited to participate in OverDrive’s next Readers’ Advisory project, “Armchair Explorers.” We’ll be featuring titles about adventure and exploration, with two separate collections available for your OverDrive site – one collection that focuses on titles for adults, and titles for kids and teens. The project offers hand-picked… Read more »

Get popular fiction and LGBT content up to 50% off during the June Extravaganza

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All month, we’ve been promoting the ability to save big on loads of content from OverDrive. The June Extravaganza Sale in OverDrive Marketplace with thousands of titles marked down anywhere from 25-50% off their normal sale price. Within the sale you’ll find eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video content including popular fiction for adults, kids and… Read more »

Spanish is not a foreign language at OverDrive!

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By: Elissa Miller, OverDrive Digital Collection Advisor (Ed. Note: Elissa Miller is a Librarian with a background and speciality in Spanish Language content. In this post she not only highlights many of the curated lists available in OverDrive Marketplace but she also provides stats and research that shows why this content is so essential to… Read more »