Have you signed up for the OverDrive streaming video webinar?

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There’s still time to register for OverDrive’s Streaming Video webinar, taking place this Thursday, August 21, at 2:00 p.m. (EDT). Join us for a free, informative webinar to learn how the streaming video lending service from OverDrive benefits your library or school. We’ll go over the details of the service, what the different lending models… Read more »

What you missed in the Hot Topic webinars

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Last month, more than 450 OverDrive school and library partners from around the world joined the Training Team’s May Hot Topic Webinar series about boosting digital circulation and maximizing the value of your OverDrive service. We also heard from many of you who shared your library’s success stories for growing your own user community. And… Read more »

OverDrive Marketplace Basics training

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Many users are granted access to OverDrive Marketplace each day. With their newly assigned login ID, permitted users are empowered with access to reports, the latest news updates, support tickets, OverDrive’s robust content catalog and much more. We know that having all this information to explore at your fingertips can sometimes make for a difficult… Read more »

5 most common mobile device support issues

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We in OverDrive Support Services are committed to providing quality solutions to common support questions. Over the course of the next several months, we’re going to present blogs highlighting the solutions to the most common types of issues. For this month, we’re looking at mobile device issues (Android, iOS, and Windows Phone). App Crashes and… Read more »

eBooks engage Crowley ISD’s students, parents and staff

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Editor’s Note: The following blog post was written by Jan Hodge and Carol Hafer, Crowley ISD District Library Media Specialists.   On November 7, 2011, Crowley ISD opened the CISD Digital Library to serve about 17,000 patrons. It was a great day with a formal celebration at the Administration Building. We invited all administration staff… Read more »

Encouraging teachers to use OverDrive

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You may have seen our recent marketing post about simple and easy ideas for marketing your school’s digital collection. Another idea is to get your teachers on board. This, without a doubt, will be one of the most beneficial things you can do to promote your digital collection. Our own Sarah Halko, Collection Development Specialist,… Read more »