Celebrating Black History Month

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Black History Month has been observed in the U.S. and Canada every February since 1976. In honor of Black History Month, we created a suggested titles list that spotlights some great African-American literature. When you click the link below, it will show up as a Marketplace search result and you’ll be able to easily add them… Read more »

HP Slate 7 Extreme review

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What makes it unique? In November, NVIDIA did a really interesting thing. With the help of EVGA, they launched a seven inch Android tablet. What makes that interesting, you ask?  NVIDA, who is known for making video cards and mobile processors, is sticking to the same business model they use in the world of desktop… Read more »

Great news for UK: HarperCollins Ltd. now available!

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We are excited to announce the availability of more than 5,000 titles from HarperCollins Ltd. for our U.K. customers, including public, school, and university libraries. HarperCollins is one of the world’s best known publishers, and OverDrive has been working hard on making their titles available to all of our customers. The terms for the titles… Read more »

Meet Sir Cumference

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It’s a well-known fact that very few children’s books cover the basics of coordinate geometry. But the U.S. Common Core Standards require fifth-graders to be able to graph points on the coordinate plane to solve problems. Just what can a conscientious librarian do to help solve that problem? Introducing the Sir Cumference series of adventures… Read more »