Join OverDrive’s training team for a live demonstration on how to search for content, build and purchase carts, and access help and training resources in OverDrive Marketplace.
Learn how easy it is to get patrons started with Libby, the one-tap reading app, including how to browse and borrow on a mobile device, tips for customizing the experience, and where to find Libby marketing and help resources.
Learn how to leverage your local media to increase awareness and engagement with your digital collection. From determining your story angle to distributing a press release, we’ll provide guidance on how you can become your library’s own PR expert.
Introducing Lucky Day! Join OverDrive’s training team for this live demonstration on how to create Lucky Day collections of popular, in-demand titles and curate those collections for easy discoverability.
Navigate and borrow titles from your school’s OverDrive website.
If you’d like a slightly deeper dive into the world of Sora, this session is for you! We’ll discuss ways schools are successfully using our free, customizable print and digital resources to increase awareness around Sora. Additionally, we’ll kickstart the discussion around using Sora as a learning tool with formative assessment ideas, lesson planning templates, classroom management strategies and more.
Whether you’re in charge of purchasing books, creating carts, running reports, or are interested in learning more about features like Title Assignments, curation, or lending models, this is a quick and simple overview of the Marketplace experience. Perfect for beginners!
Great for schools who are new to the Sora student reading app, this session will cover the basics of getting logged in, navigating the app, borrowing and reading digital titles. We’ll also highlight some of our favorite Sora features, such as exporting notes and adding access to a public library collection.
Add a public library card to add your library’s digital collection in Sora and gain even more access to ebooks and audiobooks!
Learn about student reading statistics such as time spent reading and average time per session. Explore student achievements earned by trying a new format, returning a book early, and much more!
Take titles on the go! Learn about Sora’s options for offline access and ensure you can read or listen even when the Internet isn’t available.
Discover the fun of audiobooks, graphic novels and Read-Alongs – our full-color, fully narrated books. Change narration speed, set a sleep timer, and even leave notes!
Dive into an ebook and create bookmarks, define words, leave notes and highlights, search through a title, and set reading settings like text size, brightness, and more.
Quickly and easily borrow titles, place titles on hold and return titles early in Sora.
Find your next great read! Use quick or advanced searching, browse hand-picked collections, set search preferences, and more.
Sign into Sora by searching for your school or using a setup code. Access the multilingual interface (web browser only).
Get to know Sora! We’ll take a bird’s eye view of signing in, borrowing titles, customizing the app, and accessing special features. Great as an overview for yourself or to share with staff, students, and parents.
How to upload and share content produced by students and faculty to Sora.
Let’s take a bird’s-eye view of your digital collection with the Insights tab in Marketplace.
A review and demonstration of how to assign titles to students for use with Sora.
- Introduction/What are title assignments?: 0:00-1:08
- What’s the difference between and title assignment and a class set?: 1:09-2:02
- What should I have on hand before assigning a title to students?: 2:03-2:38
- How do I assign titles to my students? (demonstration): 2:39-10:44
- How do assignments look for students?: 10:45-11:06
- Where can I learn more about title assignments?: 11:07-11:58
How to create and publish curated and automated collections for the Sora app.
A primer on setting up an Advantage account for individual schools who are part of a shared collection.
A review and demonstration of how to purchase a set of titles for your classroom for a specific period of time.
How to select and purchase content for your digital collection.
Borrow and manage available titles instantly in Libby.
Take a virtual tour of your library website and learn how to borrow titles, place titles on hold, read or listen in your browser, and more!
Learn how to send a book from the Libby app to a Kindle device or the Kindle app (U.S. only).
Learn how to customize ebook and audiobook preferences in Libby after borrowing a title.
Take titles on the go! Learn about Libby’s options for offline access and ensure you can read or listen even when the Internet isn’t available.
Search and browse titles and filter through search results in Libby.