Wireless Downloads with OverDrive Media Console for Windows Mobile

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Your library’s download service just became even more portable with the release of OverDrive Media Console for Windows Mobile. Now your patrons can wirelessly download audiobooks, music, and video to their Windows Mobile phones from your library’s download website and play the titles with the same superior navigation features of OverDrive’s desktop software I’ve already… Read more »

Sony announces Library Finder for the Sony Reader

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Did you hear the news? Sony held a major press conference this morning at New York Public Library announcing a new Library Finder powered by OverDrive. This means you’ll see increased traffic to your download website from Sony Reader owners looking for free PDF and EPUB eBook downloads. Sony also announced its first wireless Sony Reader… Read more »

For K-12 Schools: AudioBook Classroom & School Download Library

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Librarians and educators know that every young reader is different. It’s a well-documented challenge to get all students to not only read more but also to improve reading scores. This year, we started to offer two digital book download services for schools that are designed to engage students by combining the educational benefits of audiobooks… Read more »

Sony Reader: OverDrive to Promote Open Standards for eBooks

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Did you know that Adobe EPUB and PDF eBooks already in your download collection are compatible with the Sony Reader? Today, OverDrive and Sony Electronics, Inc. solidified their relationship by announcing a marketing agreement.  Read the full press release. This is good news for libraries because it’s a win for “open standards” for eBooks. Sony and OverDrive are promoting the new… Read more »