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OverDrive Helps Thousands of Students Make the Digital Shift to eBooks at School

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At the 2016 International Society for Technology in Education Conference (ISTE) OverDrive will share updates on the technologies that have led to a record number of students using digital books at school. In the 2015-16 school year, approximately six million students had access to digital books, including eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video, an increase of 31… Read more »

Hear James Patterson discuss his new BookShots titles and the importance of libraries on our Professional Book Nerds podcast

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist Last week I had the opportunity to travel to New York City to interview James Patterson as a part of his promotion for his new BookShots line of titles. Each book is a fast paced mystery or thriller designed to make readers say “give me another book.” The… Read more »

Library Staff Training Pro-Tip: The Need to Weed

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By: Sydney Kalnay, OverDrive Training Specialist (Ed. Note: This post discusses our training webcasts designed to help your staff become an OverDrive expert.You can sign up for these webcasts on our Resource Center here.) Recently, we held our quarterly special webcast, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Marketplace, which was an exploration of advanced searching… Read more »

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 »

Save the date: Digipalooza 2017

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By: Melissa Marin, a Marketing Specialist at OverDrive. It’s June so of course, you’re looking at the calendar and counting down the days to August 2017, right? No? We are because Digipalooza 2017 is coming August 2-4, 2017! We’re already hard at work planning the best user conference yet. What’s Digipalooza? If you work with digital… 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 »