The 5 most visited articles from OverDrive Help

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By: Sydney Kalnay, OverDrive Training Specialist One way we approach training at OverDrive is to let our products speak for themselves. The intuitive interface and workflow of the OverDrive web and mobile experience allow you to browse, borrow, and enjoy titles without much intervention from us, your trainers, and allow us to act more like… Read more »

Staff training on your new OverDrive experience (webcast)

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By: Briana Johnson-Sims, OverDrive Training Specialist The new OverDrive is here, and with it some updates to Marketplace and the mobile experience. There’s no better time than the present to register for one of our monthly training sessions. Our Marketplace Basics session is this Tuesday, November 8th at 11AM (EST). This training will walk you… Read more »

OverDrive Special Webcast: Building a Dynamic Digital Spanish Collection

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On Thursday, November 10 at 3 pm (EST) OverDrive will host a special live webcast on how to build a dynamic and successful Spanish collection in your digital library. OverDrive has tens of thousands of titles available from authentic Spanish language authors and publishers and international best sellers that have been translated into Spanish. This… Read more »

Get the most out of your digital library with these OverDrive webinars

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By: Briana Johnson-Sims, Training Specialist. Whether you’re new to OverDrive or an OverDrive veteran, you can always benefit from knowing more about purchasing content and how your users enjoy it. That’s why the training team offers two monthly sessions: Marketplace Basics and The OverDrive User Experience. In Marketplace Basics, we’ll show you how to take advantage of multiple searches and… Read more »

50 library systems still on pace to surpass one million digital checkouts with OverDrive in 2016

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In July we announced that more than 50 digital library collections from around the world were on pace to reach more than one million digital checkouts on their OverDrive-powered website. We’re under three months until we say goodbye to 2016 and those 50 are still on track to hit that mark. These statistics echo the… Read more »

OverDrive Fall webinars with Booklist, ASCD and NEISTE

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This fall, OverDrive is partnering with various organizations to explore the latest in edtech through webinars and webcasts. The first two events are in September and October, with more be announced soon. Booklist: Increasing Reading Rates using Digital Join us for a look at the incredible opportunity eBooks and audiobooks offer librarians to evolve their role and become even… Read more »

Making the Digital Shift in the Classroom

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By Sydney Kalnay, Training Specialist. As educators, you know that meeting students in their favored environment – the digital space – can engender trust while helping them adopt the 21st century skills they’ll need to succeed in the future. To that end, many teachers are finding ways to incorporate more e-learning strategies and new technology… Read more »

OverDrive Special Webcast for Schools: Best Practices for Maximizing Digital Engagement

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By Sydney Kalnay, Training Specialist. There’s always so much to do at the start of a new school year. From attending back-to-school meetings to managing your classroom to making sure your lessons are ready to go, an educator’s work is never done – and that’s before the students are back in the building. Now that… Read more »