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.
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.
Navigating Your OverDrive School Website
Navigate and borrow titles from your school’s OverDrive website.
The OverDrive app (K-12)
A review and demonstration of how to use OverDrive’s mobile app for Android, iOS, and Chromebook devices.
OTHER READING OPTIONS
OverDrive Read (K-12)
Read eBooks in your web browser with OverDrive Read.
OverDrive Listen (K-12)
Listen to audiobooks in your web browser with OverDrive Listen.
U.S. Schools – How your students can find Kindle Books for Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps.
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)
A review of the lending models used to purchase K-12 digital content in Marketplace.
Cost Per Circ Lending Model
Information and a step-by-step demonstration on how to use the new Cost Per Circ lending model available in Marketplace.
Shopping for Titles for Your School Website
How to select and purchase content for your school’s digital collection.
Managing MARC Express Records
How to manage MARC record preferences, and create and download MARC Express files.
Purchasing Class Sets
A review and demonstration of how to purchase a set of titles for your classroom for a specific period of time.
Assigning Titles to Students
A review and demonstration of how to assign titles already in your collection.
Curating Collections for Your School Website
How to curate collections to publish to your school’s digital website.
Getting Started with Local Content
How to upload and share content produced by students and faculty to your school’s digital website.
Weeding Titles in Marketplace
How to remove expired and unwanted titles from your digital collection.
Introduction to Marketplace Reports for K-12 Schools
How to use Marketplace reports to evaluate circulation activity and make informed purchases for your collection.
How to move or share titles from an Advantage member collection to the shared collection.
Managing Marketplace Admin Tools
How to manage account settings for Marketplace and your digital library website.
Managing Content Access Levels
Learn how to manage content access levels for new and existing titles in your digital collection.
Managing Holds (K-12)
Learn how your students place holds on digital titles and how you can monitor and respond to demand in OverDrive Marketplace.
OverDrive delivers recurring, live webcasts on a variety of OverDrive topics. See what’s coming up and register for the next session.
All webcasts are in Eastern Time.
Stay tuned for more information about webcasts for the upcoming 2018 – 2019 school year!
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Engaging Students in the Classroom with OverDrive
Best practices for using digital content in the classroom for lesson planning and student engagement.
The Student User Experience
Learn how students can enjoy eBooks and audiobooks on a variety of devices.
SYNC Audiobooks for Teens – 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.
Shopping for K-12 Titles in Marketplace
A review and demonstration of how to purchase K-12 digital content in Marketplace.
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