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With these on-demand sessions, you and your staff can get the training you need as it best fits your schedule. Expand a category bar to browse trainings, play a recording, or download a PDF of the presentation. Look for the NEW and UPDATED to find recently added or updated trainings.

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User Experience

Website

Demonstration: Public Library, Corporate, or College Website
Added on 12/18/2015

How to navigate and borrow titles from your library’s OverDrive website.
16 min
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Demonstration: School Website
Added on 12/18/2015

How to navigate and borrow titles from your school’s OverDrive website.
12 min
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OverDrive App

Android, iOS, and Chromebook
Added on 12/18/2015

Learn what’s new in the latest release of OverDrive’s app for Android, Chromebook and iOS.
15 min
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Windows 8
Added on 1/8/2016

UPDATED

Find out how to enjoy OverDrive titles on the streamlined and easy to use OverDrive app for Windows 8.
12 min
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Other Reading Options

OverDrive Read
Added on 2/5/2016

UPDATED

Discover how easy it is read eBooks in your web browser with OverDrive Read and learn more about fixed-layout and read-along titles.
18 min
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OverDrive Listen
Added on 2/5/2016

UPDATED

Discover how easy it is to listen to audiobooks in your web browser with OverDrive Listen.
13 min
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Kindle Books
Updated on 12/24/2015

UPDATED

U.S. Libraries – Learn about how your library can lend Kindle Books for Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps.
9 min
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Help

Help Resources
Added on 7/31/2015

Scenario-based best practices for helping new and existing users of your OverDrive service.
20 min
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Screen Readers & OverDrive
Added on 6/27/2014

Learn how your service is accessible to blind and visually impaired users.
7 min
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OverDrive Marketplace

Shopping

How to Shop for Titles
Added on 11/6/2015

Learn how to create carts, run searches, and submit a purchase order in OverDrive Marketplace.
15 min
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Understanding Lending Models
Added on 11/6/2015

Learn about the different lending model options for titles in OverDrive Marketplace.
6 min
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How to Create a Curated Collection
Added on 9/19/2014

Learn how you can create curated collections of titles to publish at your digital library website.
10 min
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Account Management

How to Administer Your Account
Updated on 12/24/2015

UPDATED

Learn how to manage account settings for Marketplace and your digital library website.
8 min
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How to Manage Holds
Added on 1/22/2016

UPDATED

Learn how your users can place holds and how you can monitor and respond to user demand in OverDrive Marketplace.
25 min
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Reports

Collection Usage
Added on 7/3/2014

Learn how you can use the Collection Usage reports in OverDrive Marketplace to evaluate the activity of your digital library and chart a path to success.
21 min
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Purchases & Subscriptions
Added on 7/3/2014

Learn how you can use the reports in OverDrive Marketplace to monitor the purchases and subscriptions for your digital library.
12 min
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Website & User Statistics
Added on 9/18/2015

Use Website and User Statistics reports in OverDrive Marketplace to gain insight into how users access your digital library website.
11 min
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Archived Webinars

The OverDrive User Experience
45 minutes

The basics of enjoying eBooks and audiobooks on any device.
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January 13, 2016

Marketplace Basics
30 minutes

The basics of purchasing titles in OverDrive Marketplace.
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January 12, 2016

Help & Training Resources

Templates

Planning a training class for users of your OverDrive service? Get started now with OverDrive’s Just the Basics Template. U.S. libraries and schools – reference the ‘Kindle eBooks’ PDF above for Kindle-specific information you can incorporate in your training.

Download “Just the Basics: Libraries Template”

Download “Just the Basics: Schools Template”

Getting Started Guides

Help your users get started with these short, print-friendly handouts that outline basic steps for borrowing and enjoying digital titles from your library. To find out if your library has switched to the new OverDrive, visit this help article.

Download the Zip File of Getting Started Guides

Download the Zip File of Getting Started Guides for New OverDrive Websites

eBook Help Card

Business card that directs users to find answers to questions by using your digital library’s help resources.

Download the eBook Help Card PDF File