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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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The User Experience – Read, Listen, Watch

Demonstration: Public, Corporate, or College Digital Library Website

UPDATED

Added on 7/24/2015

A demonstration on how users navigate and borrow titles from your library’s OverDrive website.
18 min
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Demonstration: School Digital Library Website

UPDATED

Added on 7/24/2015

A demonstration on how students navigate and borrow titles from your school’s OverDrive website.
14 min
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Explore the OverDrive App (for Android, Chromebook & iOS)
Added on 1/16/2015

Learn what’s new in the latest release of OverDrive’s app for Android, Chromebook and iOS.
25 min
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OverDrive for Windows 8
Added on 8/7/2015

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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OverDrive Read

UPDATED

Discover how easy it is to get started reading eBooks in a web browser with OverDrive Read.
19 min
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OverDrive Listen
Added on 5/22/2015

Discover how easy it is to listen to audiobooks in your web browser with OverDrive Listen.
19 min
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Adobe Digital Editions
Added on 10/31/2014

Learn how users can read eBooks on a computer and transfer to a dedicated eBook reader using free Adobe Digital Editions software.
10 min
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Kindle eBooks
Added on 6/13/2014

U.S. Libraries – Learn about how your library can lend Kindle Books for Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps.
12 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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Help resources
Added on 7/31/2015

UPDATED

Scenario-based best practices for helping new and existing users of your OverDrive service.
20 min
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OverDrive Marketplace

How to shop for titles
Added on 8/14/2015

UPDATED

Learn how to create carts, run searches, and submit a purchase order in OverDrive Marketplace.
22 min
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Understanding lending models
Added on 11/21/2014

Learn about the different lending model options for titles in OverDrive Marketplace.
10 min
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How to preorder titles
Added on 4/17/2015

Learn how to select and preorder titles in OverDrive Marketplace.
12 min
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How to administer your account
Added on 10/31/2014

Learn how to manage account settings for Marketplace and your digital library website.
13 min
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How to create curated collections
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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How to manage holds
Added on 10/31/2014

Learn how your users can place holds and how you can monitor and respond to user demand in OverDrive Marketplace.
14 min
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How to manage user recommendations
Added on 4/08/2014

Learn how to make sure your digital collection has exactly what your users want to read. Discover your options for reporting on and responding to user recommendations.
16 min
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Marketplace 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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Exporting reports
Added on 4/04/2014

Learn how you can export reports from OverDrive Marketplace to Microsoft Excel© for advanced visualization and analysis of your library’s digital collection.
10 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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Archived Webinars

Curated Collections 101: Help Patrons Find Their Next Favorite Read
45 minutes

An overview of and demonstration on how to use Marketplace to curate lists for your digital library website.
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August 12, 2015

The OverDrive User Experience
45 minutes

The basics of enjoying eBooks and audiobooks on any device.
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August 12, 2015

Marketplace Basics
40 minutes

The basics of purchasing titles in OverDrive Marketplace.
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August 11, 2015

SYNC and Engaging Young Adult Readers
20 minutes

Best practices for keeping teens engaged with audiobooks throughout the whole year. Co-hosted by OverDrive and AudioFile.
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August 4, 2015

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, as well as specific steps for getting started on popular devices.

Download the Zip File of Getting Started Guides

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