Join OverDrive for a live demonstration of new Marketplace tools to buy digital content and run reports for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded purchases. This is a helpful session for library staff planning to use ARPA funds to support their digital collection.
Please check with your state library officials for information about ARPA fund availability and requirements for use, as plans vary by state.
Join OverDrive’s Content Specialists for an overview of this summer’s most anticipated ebooks and audiobooks for adults in romance, memoir, and horror. We’ll share why readers love these genres and which standout titles you should keep your eye on! You won’t want to miss this lively discussion.
Audience: Public library staff involved in adult selecting, purchasing, and/or readers advisory.
SYNC is an annual program that gives individuals 13+ who register two complete audiobook downloads per week–including new and favorite listens–each week for 14 weeks during the summer. It’s free and available worldwide.
Join Michele and Francisca from AudioFile and Lisa from OverDrive as they discuss the benefits of audiobooks, talk about this year’s offerings, and demonstrate how to access the titles with Sora, the student reading app.
Visit audiobookSYNC.com to register for the SYNC program and download the Sora app from your favorite app store by searching “Sora, by OverDrive.”
After working with thousands of library and school partners across the globe, our Marketing and Outreach team has compiled their top 10 tips for using social media to promote your digital collection… and they’re ready to share!
Get a first-hand look at social media best practices including real-world examples and a lively dialogue. Our library and school Marketing experts also share free, high-quality graphics for you to use on your own platforms.
Harness the power of social media today and spread the word about your digital collection.
Welcome to OverDrive! This introductory video will help new library partners get acquainted with their OverDrive service and digital library platforms. It will also cover three steps you can take today in Marketplace.
Making a positive impact on your community by growing your digital collection doesn’t have to break your budget. Our team of experts will help you discover OverDrive’s self-service tools in Marketplace to:
Shop alternative lending models
Utilize existing titles to form digital book clubs
Happy Year of the Ox! According to Chinese Astrology, 2021 is considered a year of prosperity and wellness for all. Join OverDrive experts as they share highlights from the Chinese New Year Sale in OverDrive Marketplace and best practices for leveraging the content at your library.
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No matter the current status of your physical building right now, the digital library is always open and there are still plenty of opportunities to reach your readers wherever they are. In this session, join OverDrive’s Outreach experts as they share best practices on promoting your digital library during the COVID-19 pandemic. Explore print resources for your physical building or curbside pickup, digital resources for your website and social media, virtual training sessions for your patrons, and more!
Want to create more happy readers? Looking for a way to bring Comic-Con home to fans? Our team of comic connoisseurs will show you which titles and how to add comics and graphic novels to your digital collection.
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How comics and graphic novels can engage readers of all ages and interests
About graphic titles that are a must for your OverDrive collection
How comics and graphic novels can be best showcased
Go from HOW to POW with digital comics for your collection! This webinar will benefit public library or K-12 staff who are selectors, purchasers, or curators for your digital collection, as well as anyone who’s responsible for the success of your digital library.
Learn how to leverage your local media and your library’s social media accounts to increase awareness and circulation of 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. We’re diving deeper on last year’s webinar, 5 Steps to Promote Your Digital Collection Through Local Media for Free, with ways you can amplify your picked-up stories on social media!