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 session, you'll learn:
An overview of Advantage and how it works
Best practices for building and maintaining a successful collection
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.
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 experts for a session on Libby Extras that will enhance your digital collection with compelling content. These Database and Streaming Media services will engage your community with entertainment, education, and unique digital experiences. In this webinar, you'll learn:
Why Libby Extras are a great addition to a digital collection
What’s offered in each of the 14 exciting and unique Extra options
How patrons discover and access Extras in the Libby app
How libraries add these services easily through OverDrive Marketplace
Watch our panel of experts discuss BiblioLabs' Indie Author Project from the library and author perspective, and demonstrate best practices for adding those Simultaneous Use titles to a digital collection in Marketplace.
We’ll show you how patrons can skip-the-line on popular available titles by using OverDrive’s Lucky Day feature. This live session will explore how to add, manage, and curate no-hold Lucky Day titles in OverDrive Marketplace.
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.
Join OverDrive’s staff librarians to hear about the best books coming out this fall. We'll share the biggest books, plus title highlights for Juvenile, Young Adult, Fantasy, and History! Bonus: You'll receive a link to easily shop all the titles mentioned!
Join us for an overview of the next phase in the OverDrive app sunset. During our time together, we’ll review next steps for helping OverDrive app users make the switch to Libby, share resources to ensure a successful transition, and provide opportunities for live Q&A with members of team OverDrive.