Marketplace Connections: It’s About Access (September 2022)

Ensuring students have access to the right books and learning materials is more important than ever. Join OverDrive experts to explore best practices for selecting and purchasing content to meet your students’ needs in OverDrive Marketplace and learn more about how content access levels can help you customize student access to ebooks and audiobooks.

Sora Connections: It’s About Access (August 2022)

Ensuring students have access to the right books and learning materials is more important than ever. Did you know that Sora automatically filters which digital books students can read, based on their login? Or that students can instantly expand their access to hundreds more digital titles from the public library in Sora?

Join OverDrive experts to learn more about what’s happening behind-the-scenes, how your digital collection is already working to individualize access, and how Sora appears for different user types. Explore benefits of a Public Library CONNECT partnership, and receive tips and tricks for implementation across your entire school community. A

Expand Your Chinese Content Catalog (August 2022)

Join OverDrive and representatives from five prestigious publishing houses to learn about Chinese titles that will expand your collection and delight your users. We’ll share titles for all ages and interests, including children’s literature, artistic works, cultural books, and more! You’ll receive a link to all titles discussed in the session for easy shopping and curating.

Maximize Your Time with the Top 10 Marketplace Search Techniques (June 2022)

Have you ever searched for titles in Marketplace and wondered: What’s the difference between street date and on sale date? What IS a street date? Why does this search allow Publisher Account, Publisher, and Imprint?

Join OverDrive’s Training team to learn 10 techniques to maximize your collection development time by using advanced search features in Marketplace.

You will learn how to:

  • Identify and use key fields in Marketplace’s advanced search tool.
  • Apply filters and “sort by” options to access key content quickly.
  • Use advanced searches for shopping, collection management, and curation.

After you watch the recording, you can click here to download your certificate of attendance!

Transitioning to Libby: Live Q&A with team OverDrive (June 2022)

Join us for an overview of the next phase in the OverDrive app sunset. During our time together, we’ll review next steps for helping OverDrive app users make the switch to Libby, share resources to ensure a successful transition, and provide opportunities for live Q&A with members of team OverDrive.

Sora Connections: Making the Most of Your School Breaks (May 2022)

This Sora Connections session is intended for educators with a basic understanding of Sora who want to:
  • Explore how Sora and other no-cost resources can support students 24/7
  • Increase student equity, access, and engagement with Sora – even when school isn’t in session!
  • Ensure their school is set up for success with Sora before students leave the building

Making the Most of Your OverDrive Advantage Account (May 2022)

Advantage is a program where members of a consortium can purchase and curate additional titles exclusively for their users. Join us as we explore the subtle but powerful impact of building and managing an Advantage collection in OverDrive Marketplace.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • An overview of Advantage and how it works
  • Best practices for building and maintaining a successful collection
  • Answers to common questions and misconceptions

World Literary Tour: Spotlight on OverDrive’s Spanish-Language Catalog (May 2022)

Mucho gusto! Next stop – Spain! Discover OverDrive’s Spanish-language catalog and learn how you can support World Languages for your library or school with digital content. Join our experts for this webinar to explore:
  • OverDrive’s Spanish catalog and featured Latin-American and European authors
  • Shopping and selecting Spanish-language titles in OverDrive Marketplace
  • Featured collections on the World Literary Tour schedule and where to find them

Enjoy Streaming Video with Kanopy and OverDrive (April 2022)

Join OverDrive’s training team and Kanopy experts for a 60-minute overview of Kanopy, a leading streaming video service for thoughtful entertainment. This session demonstrates:
  • Why Kanopy is a great video solution for your library
  • How to navigate the Kanopy user experience
  • Live Q&A with OverDrive and Kanopy experts