Library 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.

Librarian Resources

Want to host your own training session? Looking for patron resources? Browse our kits to use with your staff or library community.

How to Train Your Community On Libby – Library Staff Kit

Everything you need to host your own Getting Started with Libby training – virtually or in person!
This kit contains 1 PowerPoint presentation, 1 demonstration outline, 1 mini-quiz, 2 follow-up PDFs, 1 press release template, 1 social media template, and 1 demo recording to help you prepare.

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Libby for Every Reader – eLearning Module

This module covers ways that Libby supports users with a wide variety of accessibility needs.
It is designed for public, academic, and professional partners who are responsible for Libby implementation and promotion at their library.

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Getting Started with Marketplace – Self-Paced Curriculum (PDF)

This kit contains 3 easy-to-follow PDFs for staff to learn what’s possible with OverDrive Marketplace, and how to use it to customize the library’s digital collection.

Two documents are for consortium or stand-alone libraries – those with purchasing permissions and without purchasing permissions – and one is for Advantage libraries.

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Managing Holds – Library Staff Kit

This kit contains how-to Libby videos and promotional graphics for librarians to share with their users. It also includes PDFs and how-to videos for library staff to learn more about managing holds in OverDrive Marketplace.

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Curation Tips – Library Staff Kit

This kit contains 4 PDFs to train library staff on traditional, Advantage, and Lucky Day curation.

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Lending Models – Infographic Kit

Help your patrons understand two of their most common questions: 1) Why do I have to place digital titles on hold and 2) why are wait times so long at my library?

This kit contains a full-sized PDF and PNG infographic and multiple sizes of Steps 1&2 for social media (PNG)

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