5 easy ways to help your staff prepare for the holiday season around the library

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist The holidays are a busy time. We appreciate that you are likely running multiple seasonal campaigns and events while also dealing with staff taking time off. To top everything off, each holiday season leads to an influx of new users accessing your OverDrive materials which leads to increased… Read more »

Learn about the newest formats available from OverDrive with our latest hot topics webinars!

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Over the past year OverDrive has been dedicated to helping you maximize the value of your digital library by enabling you to offer your users a multi-media experience all on one platform. Your patrons can borrow eBooks and audiobooks as they’ve always been able to but now they can also stream their favorite movies and… Read more »

Librarian’s Share: Providing learning tools for the staff

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(Ed. Note: This post was written by Cathy Daane of the Madison Metropolitan School District and discusses how they trained their staff and provide them with easy access to answers about their OverDrive service.) When the Madison Metropolitan School District decided to start an OverDrive collection for all of their patrons, one of the concerns… Read more »

You can’t spell Chromebook without eBook: OverDrive and Chromebook

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With the increasing popularity of Chromebooks, especially in schools, we have seen a bump in interest from Chromebook owners about the best way to enjoy OverDrive eBooks and audiobooks on their device – and we’re here to help! If you are just getting started or need assistance with OverDrive on your Chromebook, there are OverDrive… Read more »