Helpful new tools and trainings available in the OverDrive Resource Center

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By: Christina Samek, OverDrive Marketing Specialist. Since the Resource Center‘s launch in April, we have received positive feedback and have seen increased site traffic from partners all over the world. We are so thrilled that you are enjoying the improvements and exploring our new content and materials. We, of course, hope you’ll keep coming back… Read more »

Sno-Isle Libraries uses OverDrive to create digital version of their community book club

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By: Michael Hawkins, Electronic Resources Librarian with Sno-Isle Libraries. Ed. Note: Sno-Isle Libraries recently completed a community reading program called Whidbey Reads, a large scale book club. This year they implemented a digital aspect using their OverDrive collection for the first time. What follows is how Sno-Isle set up their program with OverDrive and the… Read more »

Why Audiobooks are Perfect for Travel

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By: Kristin Milks, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. The season is a-changing and with it (unless you’re in Australia *hashtag sorry*) comes warm weather, cool nights and the promise of outdoor reading time. But what’s that you say? You must travel for work/weddings/vacation? How ever will you get through your summer reading list? AUDIOBOOKS! Look, I’m… Read more »

Join us in celebrating #Readathon2016

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This Saturday, May 21, has officially been dubbed National Readathon Day. This holiday is dedicated to the joy of reading and giving, as readers everywhere join together in libraries, schools and on social media (#Readathon2016) to read and raise funds in support of literacy. This year, National Readathon Day is a collaboration between our friends… Read more »

Using OverDrive Media Station to connect your physical and digital library

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By Christina Samek, Marketing Specialist with OverDrive   Your library’s digital collection is available 24/7, 365 days a year, anytime and anywhere. It’s an easy way to meet your users in the space they are most comfortable be it their couch, or their morning commute or during their lunch break! However, you can still meet them… Read more »