K-12 Schools Staff Training

Marketplace Essentials: The Shopping & Admin Portal

Ready to learn the basics of Marketplace, the shopping and administrative portal? Join us live for our demo and ask questions of our K-12 experts.

This session is primarily a demonstration of OverDrive Marketplace, the shopping and administrative portal. We’ll explore Marketplace through the lens of a first-time user, including how to browse the catalog, build and purchase a cart, assign a title, and more.

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