When shopping in OverDrive Marketplace, I see abbreviations like OC/OU and MA. What do these mean? – OverDrive Resource Center

When shopping in OverDrive Marketplace, I see abbreviations like OC/OU and MA. What do these mean?


A breakdown of lending model ownership and availability will show for all titles as you browse and search the catalog or view titles in carts. Here’s a key of the abbreviations in use for each lending model:

  • OC/OU = One copy/one user
  • MA = Metered access
  • SU = Simultaneous use