Webinars – Page 2 – OverDrive Resource Center

Expand Your Digital Reading Community through PR and Social Media (September 2020)

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!

Getting Started with OverDrive Marketplace – K-12 Schools (April 2021)

Join our Training team for an introductory session on OverDrive Marketplace, your hub for digital content. This live session will provide you an overview of shopping and purchasing in Marketplace.

Click here for a recording of this session that includes closed captioning.
This link will be live until 5/1/21.

Getting Started with OverDrive Marketplace (April 2021)

Join our Training team for an introductory session on OverDrive Marketplace, your hub for digital content. This live session will provide you an overview of shopping and purchasing in Marketplace.

Click here for a recording of this session that includes closed captioning.
This link will be live until 5/1/21.

Automating Carts: Create a Recommend to Library Manager Plan

How to create a Recommend to Library Manager plan in OverDrive Marketplace.

  • 00:12 Overview
  • 01:35 How to get started
  • 02:19 Create a new plan
  • 02:43 User demand and budget
  • 06:00 Collection development policies
  • 08:36 Scheduling

PART III: Managing Loans and Holds on your OverDrive Digital Library Website

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!

  • Introduction: 0:00-0:17
  • Loans: 0:18-1:40
  • Holds: 1:41-3:59
  • Wish list: 4:00-6:10
  • Rated titles: 6:11-7:55
  • Recommendations: 7:56-11:08
  • History: 11:09-13:32
  • Thank you: 13:33-13:51

Supporting Your Digital Users (June 2020)

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.

Stay Connected: Digital Book Clubs for Your Library (May 2020)

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