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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...

Time Magazine Names SORA Reading App One of 2019’s Best Inventions

OverDrive Education’s student reading app Sora completed a record-breaking year as one of TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2019. This achievement illustrates the app’s exceptional originality and influence proven to inspire students to read more books. The...

Libraries and Schools Worldwide Join Largest Global Digital Book Club with Compelling Tale of Survival

Public library patrons can join millions of readers worldwide in a riveting tale of survival during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From November 4–18, booklovers can borrow ’ powerful...

Libraries Worldwide “Enlist” in the Largest Global Digital Book Club

Library patrons can travel through history along with millions of readers during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From June 17–July 1, booklovers can borrow LP Fergusson’s harrowing wartime love...

Publisher Tor To Restrict Library eBooks

Sci-Fi/Fantasy publisher TOR has announced a 4 month restriction on availability of eBooks through OverDrive - the book distributor for libraries. This means libraries will not be able to purchase new titles until...

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...

OverDrive Lists Their Best Book Selection for 2016

OverDrive is the leading supplier of books to libraries. They have a group of staff librarians, know as the Professional Book Nerds who post podcasts of books, reviews, etc. For the New...

Libraries Loan Record Number of eBooks

The digital collections in public libraries has expanded substantially over the last few years, and in 2015 over one-million e-books were loaned out in 30 libraries. According to Overdrive - the digital...
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