Introducing Loan Stars

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By: Karen Jakubczak, OverDrive Account Specialist and Jill Grunenwald, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst All titles mentioned in this post can be found here. OverDrive is excited to introduce you to Loan Stars! Just what is Loan Stars? Loan Stars is the new readers’ advisory service that allows library staff across Canada to collaboratively select their… Read more »

What to Read While Waiting for Winds of Winter

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By Jill Grunenwald, librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst All titles in this article can be found here.  I started reading George R.R. Martin’s epic Song of Ice and Fire fantasy series shortly after the publication of A Feast for Crows. I completely devoured the first four books in a matter of weeks…and thus the… Read more »

A Few Excellent Reasons to Consider the Simultaneous Use Model

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By Liz Tousey, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive All publishers and titles menitoned in this article are available here. OverDrive’ Simultaneous Use lending model allows you to circulate unlimited copies of a chosen titles or set of titles concurrently, for the length of your selected plan. The length of most plans is one year, but… Read more »

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 »