Weekly eHighlights: Video edition

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This month you’ll find that a great selection of classic films have been added to Marketplace. These movies feature some of the best stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era: Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne, Vivien Leigh, Barbara Stanwyck, Marlon Brando and more! In addition to the classics, you’ll also find some new holiday titles have been added…. Read more »

Simon & Schuster eBooks available without Buy It Now

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The Simon & Schuster catalog is now available to purchase without the previously-required Buy It Now feature. In addition, Simon & Schuster titles are now available for Canadian public and government libraries. Public and government libraries in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand may now add eBooks from Simon & Schuster without also having… Read more »

Be entered to win a prize while shopping the biggest content sale of the year!

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‘Tis the season for giving, and OverDrive is taking part by giving away hundreds of brand new devices and Facebook marketing credits to say “thank you” for being great library and school partners. Every purchase order submitted at OverDrive Marketplace from November 17 through January 11, will automatically receive one entry into the 2014-2015 Holiday… Read more »

On Books and family…

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Recently I was helping my aunt move furniture into a new home from the one my father’s family had grown up in. While taking a break, I was given the opportunity to take some of my grandmother’s possessions home with me if I wanted. My grandmother passed away when I was in college, but for… Read more »