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Ebook and Audiobook Usage Surges During Pandemic In Academic Libraries

The pandemic profoundly impacted all industries and organizations, and academic libraries were no exception. OverDrive Professional, one of the leading providers of digital books to academic libraries, reported on data from their...

Top Ten Business eBooks Downloaded in 2020

OverDrive, a digital service that provides eBook access to libraries, just announced their list of the most downloaded ebooks and audiobooks at public libraries with access to OverDrive in 2020. Ebooks Bad Blood: Secrets...

Overdrive See Increase in Ebooks For Schools

According to the digital library service, Overdrive, 2020 has seen a significant spike in the use of ebooks in schools. A recent survey showed remote learning, and reduced print options have facilitated...

Amazon Has Book Deals

Readers, did you know know Amazon promotes lots of book deals on their website? Books from Indie Authors, larger publishing houses, and Amazon's own imprints are included. Deals from less than $3.99 to...

Those Bastard Pirates – An editorial by Sheila English

The dictionary defines “pirating” as the use or reproduction of another’s work for profit without permission, usually in contravention of patent or copyright. Pirating an author’s book is both unethical and illegal.  There’s...

Walmart Selling Kobo eReaders

Walmart has partnered with Rakuten Kobo to sell eReaders, ebooks and audio books at their stores. Here are details from the Walmart press release: Today, we’re making it easier than ever to check out...

National Library of Norway Digitizing ebooks

Physical copies of books published prior to 2000, and including those with historical or classic literature status are being digitized by the National Library of Norway. To date, nearly 4,000 books have...

Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content

Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content From Overdrive's Press Release: Rakuten OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform available to millions of readers from over 40,000 libraries and schools worldwide, reported record-breaking downloads...
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