How Mid-Continent Public Library uses training to create eBook experts and reach new circulation goals

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A key component to the success of a digital service is awareness. We’re proud of the the apps, websites and products we create as well as the world class content we provide, but if library patrons aren’t aware that digital reading is an option to them it doesn’t matter how great the experience is. We… Read more »

OverDrive Help Wanted: We’ve Got It Here!

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By: Courtney Sveda, OverDrive Training Specialist Getting users started with your library’s digital collection is easier than ever… but what happens if they run into a technical issue? It’s important that, once readers decide to go digital, you can support them should they run into any technical issues. Here at OverDrive, we want to empower your staff… Read more »

5 Ways to Prepare Your Digital Library for the Holiday Rush

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By: Annie Suhy, Collection Development Analyst Get ready. Get set. Hold on to your candy canes. We’re fast approaching one of the highest circulation seasons of the year for your digital collection! It’s no secret among librarians that the holiday boom comes just after Christmas when patrons cozy up on the couch with a new… Read more »

Have You Met Libby Yet? – Get Introduced During November’s Live Library Webcasts

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By: Courtney Sveda, OverDrive Training Specialist Libby is the newest one-tap reading app from OverDrive that has delighted readers with its ease of use and fun, interactive design. Libby is perfect for first time users looking to access your library’s digital collection or even those users looking for a new digital reading experience. Join us on… Read more »

OverDrive Training sessions to make the most of your digital collection

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By: Briana Johnson-Sims, OverDrive Training Specialist “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain Sometimes getting started can seem like your biggest obstacle, but we’ve got good news for you. The OverDrive Training Team hosts a series of free webcasts the second week of every month to make it easy to take… Read more »

Learn content curation best practices with OverDrive’s latest monthly webcast

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By: Briana Johnson-Sims, OverDrive Training Specialist OverDrive’s monthly webcast series continues this July with the webcasts you need to get started with OverDrive and take your digital collection to the next level. We invite you to join us the second week of July for Shopping for Titles in Marketplace, The End User Experience, and our newest topic, Curating… Read more »