Monthly Marketing Idea: Spread the word with a press release

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When launching your digital collection, it’s important to get the word out and start marketing. We’ve shared many promotional ideas in the past about using print materials, events and social media to help raise awareness about your eBooks. But one of the simplest and most cost effective marketing tools is a press release. For public… Read more »

Introducing OverDrive’s all-new, mobile-friendly Learning Center

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We are excited to announce that OverDrive’s Learning Center has a new look to make it even easier for you and your staff to get the training you need as it best fits your schedule. Courses are now grouped into expandable category menus: Hot Topics, Collection Development, Digital Library Website, Products and Services, Resources, and… Read more »

Podcast: New and featured content for January

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Our collection highlights podcast for January is now available on OverDrive’s Learning Center. Tune in to this latest edition of our monthly podcast series for details about new content that’s available for purchase in OverDrive Marketplace, as well as news about publishers who will be joining Marketplace soon. In this month’s podcast, we also take… Read more »

Personal Shopping at Hoover High School

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Editor’s Note: This blog post was written by Nikki Robertson, school librarian at Hoover High School in Hoover, Ala., to showcase a unique way of engaging students and personalize the reading experience. Do you have a story you’d like to share on the OverDrive blog about how to engage readers with your digital collection? Email… Read more »

Happy New Year from OverDrive!

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Team OverDrive would like to wish a safe, prosperous and very happy New Year to each and every one of you!   “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot, “Little Gidding”