Webinars – Page 3 – OverDrive Resource Center

Managing Advantage in Marketplace

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.

For more detailed information about the processes mentioned in this video, please feel free to reference:

Public Library CONNECT: Reach More Young Readers! (April 2020)

Interested in ideas and resources to connect more young readers to your digital library? Join OverDrive for this live webinar on Public Library Connect, a feature that enables students in your community to easily connect to your digital collection.

After this webinar, attendees will be able to connect their schools and public libraries to increase student reading. This session will benefit school and public librarians who work with young readers, as well as managers and directors responsible for the success of their digital collection.

Managing Recommended Titles in Marketplace

Learn how to review and purchase the titles your patrons recommend.

  • Overview of Recommended Titles – 0:00-2:08
  • The patron recommendation experience – 2:09-3:45
  • Using the Recommended titles report – 3:46-6:23
  • Creating an automated Recommend to Library plan – 6:23-14:08

How to Reach and Engage Your Entire Community (March 2020)

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:

PART IX: Public Library CONNECT with Sora

Has your school signed up for Public Library CONNECT? If so, learn how to add a public library’s digital collection to Sora and use your school login to get access to even more ebooks and audiobooks! If you’d like to learn more, please reach out to your Account Manager.

Automating Metered Access Titles

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?

Managing Expired Metered Access 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?
  • 05:05 Do I have expired titles with holds?
  • 09:55 How do I know if I have expired titles in my Advantage collection?
  • 11:00 I have expired titles and can no longer purchase this version; however, they have holds. What do I do?

Reaching Your Reluctant Readers (February 2020)

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.

Getting Started with Sora (February 2021)

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.

Click here for a recording of this session that includes closed captioning.
This link will be live until 3/25/21.

Getting Started with Libby (February 2021)

Learn how easy it is to get patrons started with Libby, the one-tap 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.

Click here for a recording of this session that includes closed captioning.
This link will be live until 3/9/21.