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 »

Streaming Video Round-Up

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By: Rachel Woods, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive I love Fridays. That shouldn’t come as a surprise because lots of people love Fridays, but probably not for the same reason that I do. Fridays are when I get my favorite email (yes, an email): a list of all the new streaming videos that… Read more »

Books to celebrate Pride Month

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By: Jill Grunenwald, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst In the LGBTQIA community, June is Pride Month. This particular time of year was chosen in honor of the Stonewall Riots, a pivotal moment in their history. The Collection Development team at OverDrive has put together some really fantastic lists but here are a few of my… Read more »

Musical Read-Alongs… a.k.a Sing-Alongs

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By: Liz Tousey, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst Picture books are lovely and beautiful. Created to explain workings of the world and and the joy of imagination to the precious tiny humans in our lives, a good picture book can affect lives far more than a powerful literary novel. And in my world, the best… Read more »