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!
Join OverDrive for this jam-packed session that will help your staff quickly and efficiently answer frequently asked questions about your OverDrive digital collection. Our Tech and Product Support team members will guide you through the process of:
Answering common questions from users
Using Marketplace tools to assist with user issues
Submitting support cases to OverDrive
Navigating and leveraging OverDrive Help resources
This session will benefit reference librarians, electronic resource librarians, associate/assistant staff members, library technology trainers, or anyone who is responsible for the success of your OverDrive collection.
Join OverDrive experts to learn the ins and outs of creating, selecting, and marketing your OverDrive collection through digital book clubs and community reads! We’ll walk you through the process of getting started, share advice on selecting digital content that’s right for your users and budget, and leave you with marketing strategies to promote your program.
This session will benefit library staff involved in programming, marketing, as well as managers and directors responsible for the success of their digital collection. 60 minutes
This 30-minute video will take you through Marketplace as an Advantage user. Learn the subtle differences in searching for titles, running reports, and managing your collection from the Advantage perspective.
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