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 »

College & university libraries evolving with digital content (webcast)

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It’s no secret that thousands of libraries and K-12 schools partner with OverDrive to provide users and students 24/7 access to reading materials. In the last few years, colleges and universities around the world have begun creating digital library websites as well, providing students a constant connection to the literature and content they need to… Read more »

Create Reading Happiness at your library with this special webcast

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Here at OverDrive we believe that the library is the central connecting point in a community, the glue the brings everyone together. This means, as a library, you need to have materials and programs for all members of your diverse community. A library’s success comes from having frequent users and there’s no better way to… Read more »

Exciting updates to the OverDrive app and the Read & Listen formats

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OverDrive is working hard to bring you and your readers the best digital reading experience, and we’re excited to share some updates that are coming soon to OverDrive Read, OverDrive Listen, and the OverDrive app. OverDrive Read & OverDrive Listen Updated Menu icon with new icons (like Overview and Search) next to it for quick and easy… Read more »