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
Wednesday,
December 2
2:00 pm Eastern Time

Getting Started with OverDrive Marketplace

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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Monday,
December 7
2:00 pm Eastern Time

Getting Started with Sora

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,
December 9
2:00 pm Eastern Time

Looking Back, Staying Strong: The books and products that kept us going in 2020

Join OverDrive to hear about our favorite books and product updates from 2020 that made life a little easier. Settle in as our staff librarians share standout titles in early reader/juvenile, young adult, fantasy, mystery, and romance. Our team will reflect on some of the best product releases from OverDrive and help resources that supported your staff and patrons throughout the year.

This webinar will benefit public library or school staff who are responsible for the success of their digital collection and/or who recommend digital reading to patrons or students.

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