Check out our newly updated eHighlights digital collection catalogs!

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By Todd Warhola, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive  Do you hear that low humming sound? Almost like a hive of bumblebees have taken over the workspace here at OverDrive? That’s our eHighlights team busily working to get you the best information about upcoming important titles for your collection! We went a little crazy… Read more »

And the Oscar goes to…

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist You can purchase all of the titles mentioned in this blog here. It’s no secret that a large number of the movies that come to the big screen every year are book adaptations. If people love reading a book the belief is that they’ll like the movie version… Read more »

Publish your curated collection for Romance Reads!

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The curated collections, Love is in the Air: Romance Reads for Adults and Love is in the Air: Romance Reads for 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 »

More Manga Than Ever Is Now Available To Schools

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By Liz Tousey, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst at OverDrive. We are happy to announce that manga in the MediaDo reader format is now available to schools! The MediaDo reader is browser-based reader that’s designed to handle graphic books that are read from right to left, which includes most manga titles. Having this new format… Read more »

Love is in the air with the new Readers’ Advisory collection

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By Jim Monastra, an Account Specialist with OverDrive You are invited to participate in OverDrive’s next Readers’ Advisory project, which centers on terrific romantic titles. As with the last campaign, we will be showcasing two separate collections for your OverDrive site – one collection that focuses on titles for adults, and titles for young adult… Read more »

OverDrive Local Content lets your community be a part of your digital collection

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist OverDrive’s Local Content tool is a great way to enhance the value of your digital collection by offering unique historical documents, titles written by local authors and community videos your library has copyright permission to upload. Schools can even upload student-created short stories to share with the school… Read more »

The Oscars of Children’s & YA Lit: The ALA 2016 Youth Media Awards

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By Annie Suhy, A Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive. The American Library Association has once again announced the winners of some of the most prestigious awards in children’s literature. Along with being a fantastic honor, these awards almost guarantee literary prominence for a lifetime (and beyond). Past winners include such timeless classics as… Read more »