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.

On-Demand Webinars

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Getting Started with Kanopy (June 2024)

Join OverDrive and learn how easy it is to get your patrons started with Kanopy. This session includes:

  • Instructions for how to access Kanopy.
  • A live walk-through of the user experience.
  • Answers to frequently asked questions.
  • Where to find Kanopy marketing and help resources.

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Looking for Professional Development hours?
Watch this video, take the online assessment, & download your attendance certificate!

Big Library Read LIVE – A Q&A with Dan Flores, author of Wild New World (May 2024)

Join thousands of readers from around the globe for "Big Library Read: A Q&A with Dan Flores, author of Wild New World", where we dive into the lush historical ecology of North America like never before.

Take the opportunity to connect with the best-selling and award-winning author of Coyote America to hear Q&A questions about the writing process, history, and inspiration behind his newest nonfiction title, Wild New World.

Getting Started with Libby (May 2024)

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.

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Looking for Professional Development hours?
Watch this video, take the online assessment, & download your attendance certificate!

Panel Perspectives: Learn How Librarians Engage Readers with Digital Magazines, Comics, and Graphic Novels (April 2024)

Is your library looking to engage new users, enhance your digital collection, and increase circulation? Join OverDrive and library experts for a panel discussion about comics and magazines in your digital library.

In this session, we’ll explore:

  • How digital comics and magazines benefit libraries of varying sizes.
  • Fun and unique ways libraries can market digital comics and magazines.
  • Trends libraries are seeing around digital comics and magazines.
  • More!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your digital offerings with expert advice from your peers.

Summer Picks from OverDrive Librarians (April 2024)

Join OverDrive's staff librarians to hear about the best books landing on your digital shelves this summer. We're sharing can't-miss titles for adult audiences, plus highlights in Travel Fiction and Nonfiction, Mystery/Thriller, Romance, and Contemporary Women/Relationship Fiction.

Bonus: View the entire list of titles covered in this webinar (and more) in OverDrive Marketplace!

How to Train Your Community on Libby: Libby trainings for your patrons – made easy! (March 2024)

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.

Save Time (and Sanity) with Your Digital Content Librarian (February 2024)

Do you juggle many tasks while managing your digital collection? Did you know your OverDrive service includes a Digital Content Librarian (DCL) to help at no additional cost? Learn how you can partner with your library’s dedicated DCL to benefit your digital collection and your community.

In this 30-minute session, you'll:

Introduction to Marketplace (December 2023)

Join OverDrive’s Training team for a 30-minute overview of Marketplace, your hub for digital content. In this session, you’ll learn to:

  • Sign into Marketplace
  • Utilize Marketplace for purchasing, reporting, and/or managing your digital collection
  • Differentiate publisher lending models
  • Find help and training resources

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Looking for Professional Development hours?
Watch this video, take the online assessment, & download your attendance certificate!