UPDATED: OverDrive announces plan for audiobooks to be solely available in MP3 format

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  **UPDATE: MP3 audiobooks are still being borrowed, and users are prompted to delete when the lending period is over. Titles still expire in the OverDrive app at the end of the lending period.**   At ALA Midwinter Meeting this weekend, OverDrive will be announcing to library partners that over the coming months, we will… Read more »

OverDrive to preview enhanced eBooks at ALA Midwinter Meeting

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As thousands of librarians convene in Philadelphia this weekend, we will be demonstrating interactive children’s eBooks with dozens of “app-like” features based on industry-standard EPUB3 and other formats. In OverDrive booth #1723 at the ALA Midwinter Meeting, January 24-27 in Philadelphia, enhanced eBook editions of children’s classics, picture books, adult and YA titles will be… 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 »