OverDrive Aligns with Global Tech Leader

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Rakuten, one of the leading technology companies in the world, is well known in many countries for empowering society through technology and innovation. Based in Tokyo, Rakuten has 14,000 employees, operations in 29 countries, and provides services to a billion users.  Rakuten has been named to the Forbes list of “World’s Most Innovative Companies” every… Read more »

Looking back on the ALA Annual conference in Chicago

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Last weekend, several members of Team OverDrive spent four days in Chicago meeting with hundreds of librarians from around the country. The ALA Annual meetings offer an opportunity to interact with publishers, authors, librarians and the decision makers that help shape both the digital reading landscape and the library world as a whole. While in… Read more »

10 Books for Forgetful Souls on National I Forgot Day

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By: Sasha Zborovsky, OverDrive Marketing Intern National I Forgot Day was earlier this week, so naturally, OverDrive forgot to post a blog to commemorate this often-overlooked holiday. The Holiday National I Forgot Day celebrates all the times we forgot to wish our third cousin a Happy Birthday, missed a doctors appointment, or left our work… Read more »

Resource Center Spotlight: Table Tents

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By: Christina Samek, OverDrive Marketing Specialist If you are like me, you always reach for the table tent or table talker at a restaurant. Because, most often, it features the dessert menu. The dessert menu is the best part of any dining experience especially if it features bread pudding…getting off track here. In short, a… Read more »

Learn content curation best practices with OverDrive’s latest monthly webcast

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By: Briana Johnson-Sims, OverDrive Training Specialist OverDrive’s monthly webcast series continues this July with the webcasts you need to get started with OverDrive and take your digital collection to the next level. We invite you to join us the second week of July for Shopping for Titles in Marketplace, The End User Experience, and our newest topic, Curating… Read more »

Don’t miss these edtech presentations at ISTE

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Successful digital learning demands both flexibility and customization. OverDrive Education embraces both, with a custom-built reading platform that supports differentiated instruction, English Language Learning, Hi-Lo literacy instruction and blended learning. In the 2016-2017 school year, more than 2,500 K-12 schools joined over 15,000 OverDrive-powered schools to expand student growth through eBooks and audiobooks. Tens of… Read more »

HarperCollins Publishers to provide libraries and schools Cost-per-Circ option as additional use model to manage their eBook and audiobook collections

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By: Hadie Bartholomew, OverDrive Communications Manager We’re excited to announce that HarperCollins has joined the growing list of publishers working with OverDrive to add Cost-per-Circ (CPC) as an additional use model for their eBooks and audiobooks. The CPC model will be available for a portion of the HarperCollins eBook and audiobook catalog, alongside the current… Read more »