OverDrive and III announce plans for deep API integration

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  This week, OverDrive and Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (“III”) agreed on plans for deep API integration of OverDrive services into III products, including Sierra and Encore Discovery Services Platform.  Building on the success of the first round of OverDrive APIs, the coming API updates will include the ability to check out and place a hold… Read more »

From Conestoga Valley to Zuni: Welcome New Partners

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As we ring in 2013, it’s a good time to look back on the past 12 months.  In 2012, we welcomed over 600 new OverDrive library partners. In December alone, 64 libraries launched their OverDrive digital collections. Schools and colleges are driving much of the growth. Out of 600+ total libraries added in 2012, more… Read more »

From Anaheim to Waltham, Welcome New Partners!

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We’d like to extend a warm welcome to the 53 new partners that launched digital collections with OverDrive in November. Libraries, schools and colleges from the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada all joined the OverDrive family. We’ve welcomed more than 550 new partners so far this year! Anaheim Public Library (California) Angleton Independent… Read more »

From Aberdeen to Wilderness Coast, Welcome New Partners

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October brought more than its fair share of tricks—we’re looking at you, Hurricane Sandy!—but it also brought several treats. We’re excited to welcome 40 new partners, hailing from North America, Australia, the United Kingdom, India and Singapore, including 27 schools and colleges.   Public & Corporate Libraries Array BioPharma, Inc. (Colorado) Association of Technical Market… Read more »

Welcome New Partners – September 2012

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Congratulations to all of our new partners from September! Over the past 30 days, 69 educational and public libraries have launched their OverDrive collections with the majority (87%) being schools and colleges.   To complement our monstrous list of new partners, we put together a map of those new locations. Take a look.   NORTH… Read more »

Welcome New Partners—September 2012

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Where has summer gone? Here in Cleveland, we’re barreling toward the season of falling leaves, football games and apple cider at an alarming rate.  Actually, alarming isn’t quite the word for it. I love autumn, especially this year—I’m getting married later this month. Still, it’s hard to believe that August is already over and it’s… Read more »

Childrens/YA & International Content Helps OverDrive Hit 1 Million Titles

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Last month, OverDrive’s eBook and audiobook catalog topped 1 million titles, with Children’s, Young Adult and International content leading the way. Our newest publishing partners include Kids Can Press—home of Franklin the Turtle—Amicus Publishing, Holiday House and Mango Languages. To learn more about this diverse group of publishers, check out today’s press release. Of late,… Read more »

Welcome New OverDrive Partners—July 2012

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It’s the beginning of the month, which means it’s time again to introduce our most recent library partners. As we get closer to the beginning of the school year, it’s fitting that we have recently welcomed 29 new schools and colleges. July brought 29 academic libraries and another 18 public and private digital collections from throughout… Read more »

Welcome New OverDrive Partners—June 2012

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Here’s a joke for June: If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims! I would’ve also accepted that May flowers bring June bugs. But I wouldn’t want to imply that the latest libraries and schools to launch digital collections with OverDrive are “bugging” us—that’s definitely not the case! We’re excited to… Read more »

Welcome New OverDrive Partners—May 2012

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Congratulations to the 54 new library partners who launched a digital collection in May! Almost 40 of the 54 new partners are schools or colleges—the education platform continues to grow. In addition to these brand-new accounts, hundreds of new libraries became members of existing consortia last month. These libraries from around the world are reaching… Read more »