Simon & Schuster eBooks now available to Australia and New Zealand public libraries!

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OverDrive is pleased to announce that Simon & Schuster has expanded the availability of its catalog to Australia and New Zealand. With this expansion, the Simon & Schuster catalog now displays in OverDrive Marketplace for all U.S., Australia, and New Zealand public libraries. Some of the titles available* include The Great Gatsby, The Summer Girls… Read more »

Sneak Peek: Seasonal Marketing Resources for September – November

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It’s officially fall here in the northern hemisphere and with the change of seasons, I thought it’d be a good time to share a sneak peek of marketing resources for holidays and events throughout the months of September, October and November. This is just a sample of the seasonal promotional kit for Fall (September-November) so… Read more »

Weekly eHighlights: Video edition

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Our streaming video catalog just keeps getting better and better! This month we’ve added a plethora of new feature films, television series, and documentaries. Many of our new titles feature phenomenal stars: Matthew McConaughey, James Franco, Robert DiNiro, Nicole Kidman, Amy Poehler, and more. Below you’ll find a sample of our hottest additions. To see… Read more »

Make your digital library a resource for teachers

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One of the best ways to increase student usage of your digital library is to get your teachers on board as active users. We recommend you expand your digital collection with professional development titles and classroom-tested educator resources from Teacher’s Notebook. Teacher’s Notebook has thousands of hand-crafted educational resources including lesson plans and classroom activities… Read more »

NEW! Engage your readers with curated collections

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Did you know that you can now curate your own themed collections of digital titles and publish them right to your public-facing website? This is an exciting new way to tap into your curatorial expertise, showcase your digital offerings, and engage with readers who appreciate hand-picked recommendations. Libraries and schools have already started putting together… Read more »

Happy Read an eBook Day!

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Today is the first ever Read an eBook Day, a holiday dedicated to digital reading. It’s a great opportunity for you to encourage your readers to borrow a title (or a few!) and join the conversation to celebrate and raise awareness for eBooks. Need some ideas? Head over to our Partners Portal and download our… Read more »