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 »

Join our special webcast to learn the best practices for maximizing your digital engagement

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist Digital content has revolutionized the way readers are able to connect with their library. Now, finding the next great reading adventure is never more than a click away. The key to this engagement, though, is making sure your community actually knows you have all this great content. To… Read more »

Library Staff Training Pro-Tip: The Need to Weed

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By: Sydney Kalnay, OverDrive Training Specialist (Ed. Note: This post discusses our training webcasts designed to help your staff become an OverDrive expert.You can sign up for these webcasts on our Resource Center here.) Recently, we held our quarterly special webcast, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Marketplace, which was an exploration of advanced searching… Read more »

Helpful new tools and trainings available in the OverDrive Resource Center

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By: Christina Samek, OverDrive Marketing Specialist. Since the Resource Center‘s launch in April, we have received positive feedback and have seen increased site traffic from partners all over the world. We are so thrilled that you are enjoying the improvements and exploring our new content and materials. We, of course, hope you’ll keep coming back… Read more »

Learning: It Can Take Less Time Than You Think!

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By: Sydney Kalnay, OverDrive Training Specialist   We know it can be difficult to fit training into your busy schedule. Whether you’re working one-on-one with patrons or students, or doing essential behind the scenes work to build your collections or manage staff, it seems there’s rarely time left over for learning. Did you know that… Read more »

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about OverDrive Marketplace (Webcast)

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By: Sydney Kalnay, OverDrive Training Specialist.  Please join OverDrive’s Training and Collection Development teams for our May 19th special webcast, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about OverDrive Marketplace. Registration is now open for this live session, where we’ll discuss and demonstrate advanced shopping techniques, automation practices to save your staff time and money, reporting… Read more »