Library Staff Training
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!
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Learn how to use Libby, the library reading app. Including how to:
- Browse and borrow ebooks and audiobooks
- Manage your settings
- Promote your virtual library
"I tried ebooks a long time ago and it just wasn’t for me."
"It’s too much screen time for kids/students.”
How many times have you heard these reasons for why people aren’t using your digital library? Join OverDrive as we share simple, effective tips and resources to encourage all users, from the digital doubter to the tech savvy teen, to give digital a try.
Audience: Public library and K-12 school staff who work with end users or anyone responsible for the success of their digital collection.Watch video
Effectively and efficiently manage your consortium’s digital collection to increase circulation and meet patron demand. Join OverDrive in this one-hour webinar as we share:
- Real-world examples of libraries’ collection development and management practices
- Marketplace tools to maximize your investment and save your staff time and effort
- Examples of how the OverDrive team can help
Audience: Consortium leaders/administrators and collection development staff.Watch video