K-12 Schools Staff Training

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Upcoming Webinars


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Looking for BACK-TO-SCHOOL training? Check out our Sora Essentials & Marketplace Essentials FALL 2022 series.

DateSession
Monday,
August 22
12:00 pm Eastern Time

Sora Essentials: Fall 2022

**Sessions offered daily. Click REGISTER to choose the date & time that works best for you.**

Ready to learn the basics of Sora so you can start exploring and help others get started, too? Learn how to sign in with your school credentials, borrow ebooks & audiobooks, customize your reading experience, and more. We’ll share the top 5 ways Sora serves students, and tips to get your entire school community started with Sora. Join us live to ask questions of our K-12 experts and walk away with confidence using Sora.

All attendees will receive a comprehensive resource to review, explore, and promote Sora after the session. Earn a certificate of attendance with our post-webinar assessment.

Duration: 60 minutes, including time for Q&A

Note: Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience.

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Tuesday,
August 23
11:00 am Eastern Time

Expand Your Chinese Content Catalog

Join OverDrive and representatives from five prestigious publishing houses to learn about Chinese titles that will expand your collection and delight your users. We’ll share titles for all ages and interests, including children's literature, artistic works, cultural books, and more! You’ll receive a link to all titles discussed in the session for easy shopping and curating.

Duration: 60 minutes

Audience: Public library, K-12, and/or professional partners.

Note: Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience.

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Wednesday,
August 24
9:00 am Eastern Time

Marketplace Essentials: Fall 2022

**Sessions offered weekly. Click REGISTER to choose the date & time that works best for you.**

Ready to learn the basics of Marketplace, the shopping and administrative portal? Join us to explore how digital content and digital libraries work, including the difference between shared & Advantage collections. We’ll show you how to get started with Marketplace, including how to navigate the website, how to browse the digital catalog, and how to purchase titles.

Join us live to ask questions of our K-12 experts and walk away with a better understanding of digital content and how Marketplace's features can benefit you and your students.

All attendees will receive a comprehensive resource to review and explore Marketplace basics after the session. Earn a certificate of attendance with our post-webinar assessment.

Duration: 60 minutes, including time for Q&A

Note: Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience.

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Wednesday,
August 31
3:00 pm Eastern Time

Sora Connections: It's About Access

Ensuring students have access to the right books and learning materials is more important than ever. Did you know that Sora automatically filters which digital books students can read, based on their login? Or that students can instantly expand their access to hundreds more digital titles from the public library in Sora?

Join OverDrive experts to learn more about what’s happening behind-the-scenes, how your digital collection is already working to individualize access, and how Sora appears for different user types. Explore benefits of a Public Library CONNECT partnership, and receive tips and tricks for implementation across your entire school community. Add your voice to the conversation with live Q&A, polls, and chat topics. You’ll leave this session with practical solutions and takeaways around access for your student community in Sora.

Duration: 60 minutes

Audience: K-12 school librarians, educators, administrators, or staff. This session is recommended for anyone interested in the discussion around student access to digital content in Sora.

Pre-requisites: None, but prior knowledge of Sora is helpful. Learn Sora basics: resources.overdrive.com/sora-essentials-webinar

Note: Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience.

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