Simplify your Collection Development with OverDrive’s Smart List tools

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    By Rachel Kray, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive. In response to valuable partner feedback, we have made several enhancements to the Smart Lists tool, which is located on the Automate carts page under the Shop menu. Smart Lists are a helpful tool to automate cart creation for your selection team… Read more »

Check out our newly updated eHighlights digital collection catalogs!

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By Todd Warhola, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive  Do you hear that low humming sound? Almost like a hive of bumblebees have taken over the workspace here at OverDrive? That’s our eHighlights team busily working to get you the best information about upcoming important titles for your collection! We went a little crazy… Read more »

And the Oscar goes to…

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist You can purchase all of the titles mentioned in this blog here. It’s no secret that a large number of the movies that come to the big screen every year are book adaptations. If people love reading a book the belief is that they’ll like the movie version… Read more »

Using OverDrive Media Station to connect your physical and digital library

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By Christina Samek, Marketing Specialist with OverDrive   Your library’s digital collection is available 24/7, 365 days a year, anytime and anywhere. It’s an easy way to meet your users in the space they are most comfortable be it their couch, or their morning commute or during their lunch break! However, you can still meet them… Read more »

How OverDrive Holds Manager can help automate your Collection Development

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By Adam Sockel, Social Media Specialist at OverDrive Collection Development is one of the many parts of running a library that is truly a full time job. Your Collection Development Librarians have to be aware of titles that are coming out everyday whether they’re best sellers, midlist or backlist and regardless of if they’re authors who… Read more »

Reviewing The Widow by Fiona Barton

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By Emma Kangaki, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst at OverDrive The marriage thriller novel is alive and well for 2016! If you’re a fan of The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison or The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, then you will enjoy the debut effort from Fiona Barton called The Widow. Jean appears… Read more »

Publish your curated collection for Romance Reads!

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The curated collections, Love is in the Air: Romance Reads for Adults and Love is in the Air: Romance Reads for Teens, are ready for you to Publish in the curation interface in OverDrive Marketplace! Boost circulation and reader engagement by publishing the collection to your site today.   Publish your curated collection In Marketplace, find… Read more »