Staff Training: K-12 Schools – Upcoming Webinars – OverDrive Resource Center

K-12 Schools Staff Training

Fit learning into your busy schedule with access to on-demand training modules, downloadable PDFs, upcoming webinars, and tools to educate your staff and end users any time of day or night.

Upcoming Webinars

DateSession
Monday,
September 28
3:00 pm Eastern Time

Getting Started with Sora (2020 summer/fall series)

Learn how easy it is to get started with Sora, the student reading app!

We’ll show you how to browse and borrow ebooks and audiobooks, and tips for customizing the reading and listening experience in Sora. The webinar will also review where to find help and free, customizable Sora marketing resources.

This webinar is great for partners new to OverDrive and for anyone who would like a refresher on the student user experience.

  • Prefer to learn about Sora on your own time and at your own pace? Check out our short, sequential Sora how-to videos.
  • Interested in ideas for using Sora with your curriculum and your students? Download a Training Kit for educator resources that support students’ reading, learning, and discovery using Sora.
  • Looking for information on Marketplace, OverDrive’s online shopping and administrative portal? Learn how to browse and purchase content, curate collections, run reports, and more with our Marketplace How-To videos.

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Wednesday,
September 30
11:00 am Eastern Time

Getting Started with OverDrive Marketplace (2020 summer/fall series)

Join our Training team for an introductory session on OverDrive Marketplace, your hub for digital content. This live session will provide you an overview of shopping and purchasing in Marketplace, including how to:

  • Differentiate publisher lending models
  • Browse and search for content
  • Create and edit carts
  • Purchase titles
  • Access additional help and training resources

This session will benefit school or public library staff who are new to selecting and purchasing digital content for OverDrive, or for those who would like a refresher on Marketplace basics.

Note - The features covered in this webinar require the Shopping and/or Purchasing permissions in Marketplace. Reach out to your OverDrive Account Manager if you have questions regarding user permissions.

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Tuesday,
October 6
3:00 pm Eastern Time

Digital Comics from OverDrive: We’ll show you how to add some POW!

Want to create more happy readers? Looking for a way to bring Comic-Con home to fans? Our team of comic connoisseurs will show you which titles and how to add comics and graphic novels to your digital collection.

Join us Tuesday, October 6 at 3:00 PM (ET) to learn:

  • How comics and graphic novels can engage readers of all ages and interests
  • About graphic titles that are a must for your OverDrive collection
  • How comics and graphic novels can be best showcased

Go from HOW to POW with digital comics for your collection! This webinar will benefit public library or K-12 staff who are selectors, purchasers, or curators for your digital collection, as well as anyone who’s responsible for the success of your digital library.

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