Making the Most of Your OverDrive Advantage Account
May 24 @ 2:00 pm
Advantage is a program where members of a consortium can purchase and curate additional titles exclusively for their users. Join us as we explore the subtle but powerful impact of building and managing an Advantage collection in OverDrive Marketplace.
In this 60-minute session, you'll learn:
An overview of Advantage and how it works
Best practices for building and maintaining a successful collection
Answers to common questions and misconceptions
Duration: 60 minutes
Audience: This session will benefit public library, professional, and academic partners who are new to Advantage or would like a refresher.
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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Audience: Public library staff involved in adult and young adult selecting, purchasing, and/or readers advisory.
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Please check with your state library officials for information about ARPA fund availability and requirements for use, as plans vary by state.
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Audience: Public library staff involved in adult selecting, purchasing, and/or readers advisory.