OverDrive provides training to help you get started and develop the know-how to help others, too. You’ll find on-demand training modules, downloadable PDFs, live webcasts, tools to educate your staff and end users, and easy links to OverDrive Help resources. Best of all, you can fit learning into your busy schedule with access to OverDrive training any time of day or night.

Questions? Contact us at training@overdrive.com.

View recorded trainings and download PDF presentations to learn more about how students will engage with your OverDrive website, the OverDrive app, and other options to enjoy digital content.

WEBSITE

Navigating Your OverDrive School Website

Added on 12/15/2017

Navigate and borrow titles from your school’s OverDrive website.

14 minutes

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Demonstration: Reading History and Notes & Highlights

Added on 4/15/2016

How to use the new Reading History and Notes & Highlights feature.

5 minutes

OverDrive APP

The OverDrive app (K-12)

Added on 2/3/2017

A review and demonstration of how to use OverDrive’s mobile app for Android, iOS, and Chromebook devices.

21 minutes

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OTHER READING OPTIONS

OverDrive Read (K-12)

Added on 10/13/2017

Read eBooks in your web browser with OverDrive Read.

17 minutes

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OverDrive Listen (K-12)

Updated on 10/13/2017

Listen to audiobooks in your web browser with OverDrive Listen.

10 minutes

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Kindle Books

Updated on 11/3/2017

U.S. Schools – How your students can find Kindle Books for Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps.

7 minutes

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HELP

Help Resources

Added on 1/31/2017

How to find answers to frequently asked user questions.

16 minutes

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Accessibility Options

Added on 4/14/2017

Learn how your digital library is accessible to users with disabilities.

6 minutes

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View on-demand trainings to learn how to shop for titles, understand lending models, manage your account, and generate usage and collection reports.

Purchasing Digital Content

Understanding Lending Models (K-12)

Added on 1/26/2018

A review of the lending models used to purchase K-12 digital content in Marketplace.

7 minutes

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Cost Per Circ Lending Model

Added on 1/26/2018

Information and a step-by-step demonstration on how to use the new Cost Per Circ lending model available in Marketplace.

9 minutes

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Shopping for Titles for Your School Website

Added on 12/8/2017

How to select and purchase content for your school’s digital collection.

22 minutes

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Managing MARC Express Records

Added on 5/4/2018

How to manage MARC record preferences, and create and download MARC Express files.

8 minutes

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Purchasing Class Sets

Added on 9/16/2016

A review and demonstration of how to purchase a set of titles for your classroom for a specific period of time.

16 minutes

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COLLECTION MANAGEMENT

Assigning Titles to Students

Added on 9/16/2016

A review and demonstration of how to assign titles already in your collection.

19 minutes

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Curating Collections for Your School Website

Added on 12/15/2017

How to curate collections to publish to your school’s digital website.

22 minutes

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Getting Started with Local Content

Added on 5/18/2018

How to upload and share content produced by students and faculty to your school’s digital website.

10 minutes

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Weeding Titles in Marketplace

Added on 2/9/2018

How to remove expired and unwanted titles from your digital collection.

10 minutes

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Introduction to Marketplace Reports for K-12 Schools

Added on 2/2/2018

How to use Marketplace reports to evaluate circulation activity and make informed purchases for your collection.

19 minutes

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Advantage Plus

Added on 4/14/2017

How to move or share titles from an Advantage member collection to the shared collection.

17 minutes

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ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

Managing Marketplace Admin Tools

Updated on 5/4/2018

How to manage account settings for Marketplace and your digital library website.

9 minutes

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Managing Content Access Levels

Added on 5/27/2016

Learn how to manage content access levels for new and existing titles in your digital collection.

12 minutes

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Managing Holds (K-12)

Added on 3/10/2017

Learn how your students place holds on digital titles and how you can monitor and respond to demand in OverDrive Marketplace.

11 minutes

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OverDrive delivers recurring, live webcasts on a variety of OverDrive topics. See what’s coming up and register for the next session.

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Stay tuned for more information about webcasts for the upcoming 2018 – 2019 school year!

Did you miss a webcast? View the recording or download a copy of the presentation to catch up on the latest information.

Engaging Students in the Classroom with OverDrive

Added on 5/23/2018

Best practices for using digital content in the classroom for lesson planning and student engagement.

45 minutes

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The Student User Experience
 

Added on 4/16/2018

Learn how students can enjoy eBooks and audiobooks on a variety of devices.

30 minutes

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SYNC Audiobooks for Teens – 2018
 

Added on 4/4/2018

Learn more about the about the 2018 SYNC Audiobooks for Teens audiobook reading program, sponsored by AudioFile Magazine and powered by the OverDrive app.

30 minutes

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Shopping for K-12 Titles in Marketplace

Added 3/19/2018

A review and demonstration of how to purchase K-12 digital content in Marketplace.

30 minutes

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Interested in hosting your own training session? Download and customize OverDrive presentations and demonstration checklists.

How to Talk to Your School Community About OverDrive

Key talking points, meaningful data, and a customizable template to engage the administrators/educators, students, and parents in your school community.

30 minutes

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