Have you ever searched for titles in Marketplace and wondered: What’s the difference between street date and on sale date? What IS a street date? Why does this search allow Publisher Account, Publisher, and Imprint?
Join OverDrive’s Training team to learn 10 techniques to maximize your collection development time by using advanced search features in Marketplace.
You will learn how to:
Identify and use key fields in Marketplace’s advanced search tool.
Apply filters and “sort by” options to access key content quickly.
Use advanced searches for shopping, collection management, and curation.
Learn how easy it is to get patrons started with Libby, the library reading app, including how to browse and borrow on a mobile device, tips for customizing the experience, and where to find Libby marketing and help resources.
Join OverDrive's staff librarians to hear about the best books landing on your digital shelves this fall. We're sharing can't-miss titles for all audiences, plus highlights in Horror, Fantasy, Romance, Literary Fiction, and Nonfiction-History.
Bonus: select Download PDF, below, to access the PDF and links to easily shop all the titles mentioned! The file will download as a Zip file containing one PDF and two active links.
Join OverDrive marketing and outreach experts for proven methods to increase engagement with your digital collection in Libby. This session will be packed with tips and free resources to use right away, including how to leverage print materials, social media, PR, email, and training. Whether you’re brand new to promoting your collection or have been posting Libby news and TikTok videos for years, this session is for you!
Deep search and Notify Me tags help your users discover more content in Libby. In Marketplace, Notify Me tags data offers your library direct feedback from users and helps you satisfy their reading interests in a new and innovative way. We’ll provide an overview, high level demonstration, and additional resources for you and your community. You'll also hear how three libraries are already benefiting from these features.
Are you a staff member who supports Libby, the library reading app? Do you field questions from users like, "How do I know when my holds are ready to borrow?" or "I got a new card, where are my checkouts?" If so, join members of our Support teams who will guide you through:
Helping new Libby users
Answering the most frequently asked questions
Supporting users through common troubleshooting issues
Join OverDrive's staff librarians to hear about the best books coming out this summer. We're sharing can't-miss titles for all audiences, plus highlights for Beach Reads, Dark Fiction & Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, and our picks for this summer's hottest reads.
Bonus: The links to easily shop all the titles mentioned in the session is in the PDF download, below.
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+ that gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week for fourteen weeks. Titles are all available worldwide and change every Thursday at midnight Eastern Time during the season.
Join speakers from AudioFile and OverDrive as they discuss the benefits of audiobooks, preview titles from this year's offerings, and demonstrate how to access the titles with Sora, the student reading app.
Visit audiobookSYNC.com to register for the SYNC program and download the Sora app from your favorite app store by searching "Sora, by OverDrive."
Celebrate Women's History Month with OverDrive and representatives from top publishers as we discuss titles to support women's professional development. In this lively one-hour session, our speakers talk title recommendations and publishing trends in four key categories:
Deep search and Notify Me tags help your users discover more content in Libby. In Marketplace, Notify Me tags data offers your library direct feedback from users and helps you satisfy their reading interests in a new and innovative way. In this session, we'll provide an overview, high level demonstration, examples of how libraries are already benefiting, and additional resources for you and your community.
Join OverDrive's staff librarians to hear about the best books coming out this spring. We're sharing can't-miss titles for all audiences, plus highlights for Fantasy & Sci-Fi, Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, and Romance genres.
To download the How to Train Your Community on Libby Training Kit referenced throughout this session, visit our Training Kits page. It's the first kit listed!
Training your users on how to use Libby is an easy and effective way to increase awareness and usage of your digital collection. Join OverDrive experts to get the tools and guidance to confidently lead your own Getting Started with Libby session.
Audience: This session is for library staff who plan to host their own Libby trainings. If you'd like to request a patron webinar from our team, please visit the Digital Bookmobile contact page.