Cross-platform compatibility and multi-cart ordering are two of the most requested features we've incorporated into the all-new Content Reserve collection development portal.

While the American Library Association’s Annual Conference may be over, the ALA buzz is still in the air here at OverDrive. If you missed us in Anaheim, not to worry—here’s a quick rundown of the Next Generation service enhancements we showcased at the conference.

OverDrive Read

  • Instant access to eBook samples and full titles
  • No software to install, no DRM activation
  • Unparalleled ease of use
  • Read online & offline

Content Reserve

  • Support for Mac®, PC, tablets & mobile devices
  • Compatible with any modern web browser
  • Multi-cart ordering
  • Powerful collection development tools
  • Faster interface & predictive search results

Streaming Audiobooks

  • Instant access to library audiobooks
  • Extends audiobook collection to more devices
  • Works on any device with OverDrive Media Console and an active internet connection

OverDrive APIs

  • Metadata API: Access catalog information such as title, author, description and title samples.
  • Availability API: Provides unique title-availability information from library holdings, including number of   units or copies, units available for lending, number of copies on hold, etc.
  • Search API: Allows a variety of third-party platforms and applications to search OverDrive digital collections.

OverDrive Media Station

  • Browse, discover and sample eBooks within the library
  • Works on any device with a modern web browser
  • Compatible with touchscreen monitors and existing library workstations, tablets & mobile devices

Please feel free to contact us for a personal briefing on OverDrive’s Next Generation enhancements!

Marla Levine is a Content Sales Associate at OverDrive.

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