Our Librarians create recommended lists and catalogs with the best hand-picked titles, and highlight the latest sales and promotions!
OverDrive’s Collection Development Librarians—at your service!
We’re a team of trained librarians and book lovers, ready to help you select, manage, and curate content in your library’s digital collection.
What We Do:
- Create suggested carts customized for your school
- Help you manage expiring content
- Curate personalized collections for your library’s homepage
- Compile Recommended Lists based on trending topics, starred reviews, themes and holidays, and more—perfect for curating!
- Contribute our collection expertise to the OverDrive Blog
- Chat about books on the Professional Book Nerds Podcast… and more!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch with your region’s OverDrive Librarian and learn about how we can help you optimize your library’s collection.
Manager, Education Collection Development
Loves to read: Literary fiction, young adult, middle grade, historical romance, thrillers, narrative nonfiction, epic fantasy and sometimes mystery.Melinda’s Picks
Manager, International Collection Development
Loves to read: J/YA, literary fiction, pop nonfiction, fantasy, sci-fi, steampunk, romance… I’ll pretty much read anything with a good review from a trusted source.Liz’s Picks
Content Specialist I
Loves to read: Children’s, fairy and folk tales, young adult, dystopian, historical fiction, cozy mysteries, romance, biographies, gardening, cookbooks, and Harry Potter.Sheila’s Picks
Loves to read: All fantasy, adult historical fiction, dystopian, humor, literary fiction, a tiny bit of sci-fi, and anything by Stephen King.Rebecca’s Picks
Loves to read: Realistic Fiction (adult and youth), Printz and Newbery contenders, mysteries, listens to memoirs and nonfiction on audio and will immediately read anything by Jason Reynolds.Sarah’s Picks
Loves to read: Mysteries, thrillers & suspense, humor & satire, how-to crafting books, and anything by Liane Moriarty, Stephen King and Carl Hiaasen.Susan’s Picks
Content Specialist, International
Loves to read: Fantasy, science fiction, and YA, with a little nonfiction on the side.Natalie’s Picks