Join OverDrive to learn about ideas and resources for promoting your digital library across every demographic in your community. Our marketing and outreach experts will offer best practices to engage the following audiences: kids and parents, Gen Z, Millennial and Gen X, and baby boomers and older adults. Videos referenced in this webinar are provided below:
This second part in a two part series focuses on how to use automated tools to find and manage Metered Access titles.
- 00:30 How can I combine expiring titles into one cart?
- 02:17 How can I utilize automated carts to quickly find and manage Metered Access titles?
- 08:22 How do I automatically weed expired titles?
This first part in a two part series focuses on how to find and manage expired Metered Access titles in Marketplace.
- 00:32 What is a Metered Access title?
- 01:17 How do I find expired titles?
- 04:25 Do I have expired titles with holds?
- 09:13 How do I know if I have expired titles in my Advantage collection?
- 10:13 I have expired titles and can no longer purchase this version; however, they have holds. What do I do?
How to manage account settings for both Marketplace and your digital library website.
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All it takes is the right book at the right time. Join OverDrive to learn strategies for reaching and connecting your digital collection with reluctant readers in your community. We will share titles to entice, marketing strategies to engage, and best practices to leverage your digital collection with this audience.
Review carts and make purchases in Marketplace.
Build and edit shopping carts, organize carts while you shop, automate carts, modify carts.
Filter and sort search results, understand title information, and identify title information for consortium (shared) and individual libraries and schools.
Use Basic and Advanced search techniques, as well as quick as easy search tools like Must-Haves, Insights, and Featured lists.
Learn how to log in and navigate the Marketplace website.
Take a bird’s-eye view of Marketplace! Learn how easy it is to use our online shopping and administrative portal and where to get quick access to help and support, when needed.
Learn how easy it is to get started with Sora, the student reading app. Browse and borrow ebooks and audiobooks in Sora, create notes and highlights in titles, add access to a public library’s digital collection, and more.
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 library 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.
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?: 1:09-2:03
- What should I have on hand before assigning a title to students?: 2:04-2:38
- How do I assign titles to my students? (demonstration): 2:39-10:23
- How do assignments look for students?: 10:24-10:45
- Where can I learn more about title assignments?: 10:46-11:37
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!