OverDrive to present on engaging new readers at the Ontario Library Association conference

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On February 2 and 3, OverDrive will be at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference meeting with our Canadian library partners and presenting best practices on connecting with readers from every corner of your community. OverDrive will be presenting in booth #715, highlighting marketing and curation ideas to help librarians build upon a record 2016,… Read more »

3 takeaways from #ALAMW17

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Every time we return from a large conference like the American Library Association Midwinter meetings we come back feeling re-energized from the countless conversations that occur with library partners, publishers and OverDrive users. Engaging with so many librarians who put in countless hours promoting their digital services is invigorating and we often return to the office… Read more »

Never miss a title with eHighlights

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How many books were published in 2016? The exact count seems to vary among sources, but it’s safe to say that hundreds of thousands of new titles were born last year. That’s A LOT of books! As a librarian, it’s a tough task staying up on of all of the latest and greatest titles, especially… Read more »

January 2017: studying history as it happens

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By: Bethany Porter, Collection Development Analyst. How can adults teach children about voting and Inauguration Day while still being fair and bipartisan? How do we convey that, on January 20th and 21st, we are studying history as it happens? I have been struggling with this question as I try to explain to my stepson what has… Read more »

eBooks offer flexibility at every grade level

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By: Brian Byrne. Communications Specialist. Located in the coastal plains of North Carolina, the Lenoir County Public Schools (LCPS) serve more than 9,000 K-13 (early college) students across 17 schools. A high-poverty district with 70 percent of students qualifying for free or reduced lunch, LCPS has a proud history of partnering with families and the… Read more »

Register for the first ever school program, Digipalooza 2017

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Digipalooza 2017 is right around the corner and we cannot wait! We are excited to unveil our exclusive first ever school program at Digipalooza and hope you’ll join us for an amazing learning opportunity! You may be wondering… What is Digipalooza? Digipalooza is OverDrive’s international user group conference. With a unique blend of education, networking… Read more »

OverDrive to present new flexible consortia options and the future of digital library lending at ALA

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  During the American Library Association (ALA) winter meetings in Atlanta, OverDrive will present statistics from a record setting year in digital library lending as well as the new features and products that libraries and users will take advantage of in 2017. Last year, readers borrowed 196 million digital titles through OverDrive-powered websites, a 21%… Read more »

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with big savings on digital content from OverDrive

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The Chinese New Year doesn’t officially happen until January 28, but we’re welcoming the Year of the Rooster for a full month by offering up to 50% off on thousands of Chinese title in OverDrive Marketplace. Starting today, we’re kicking off our celebration with huge savings, giveaways and a live webcast to help you utilize… Read more »