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9 books we’re thankful for

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Earlier this week, we shared a few things Team OverDrive is thankful for this holiday season, ranging from the librarians we work with to the inspiration we see around our office every day and, of course, our families. At our our core, we believe in reading and what it can do for the world and… Read more »

10 things Team OverDrive is thankful for

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Every single day we are hashtag blessed with the opportunity to interact with thousands of librarians around the globe. Their relentless creativity and tireless promotion of literacy continues to amaze us. Around Thanksgiving, it is customary to think back about all the events and instances we’re thankful for and so we asked a few members… Read more »

Creating eReading Rooms for your library community

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Last month, we shared the news that the National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) has launched the first-ever Digital Business Library as a part of their OverDrive-powered website. NLB’s using this aspect of their collection to bring new users from their community to the library. This is an exciting direction to take our eReading Room capabilities, but… Read more »

Sharjah Public Library Launches the United Arab Emirates first eBook Collection

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Sharjah Public Library, together with OverDrive, the world’s leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, announced today the launch of its digital library collection with a large catalog of eBooks and audiobooks. Sharjah is the first library in the United Arab Emirates to join the 38,000 libraries and schools worldwide in the OverDrive network. Their collection… Read more »

Have You Met Libby Yet? – Get Introduced During November’s Live Library Webcasts

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By: Courtney Sveda, OverDrive Training Specialist Libby is the newest one-tap reading app from OverDrive that has delighted readers with its ease of use and fun, interactive design. Libby is perfect for first time users looking to access your library’s digital collection or even those users looking for a new digital reading experience. Join us on… Read more »

BISAC headings make finding your next book easier than ever

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Libraries have been providing eBooks and digital audiobooks for years now, enabling readers to find their favorite books and authors instantly with a simple search. Type in the name of that book you’ve been waiting for and it’s on your screen in a flash. If you’re a little unsure of what exact book you want… Read more »

How Wellington City Libraries are connecting with readers through smartphone wallpapers

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Millions of readers around the world have fallen in love with the convenience and accessibility of eBooks and digital audiobooks available through their library. When you have 24/7 access to books on your devices, you discover all the moments in your life you can spend reading now that all you need to do is take… Read more »