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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 and flags to find recently added or updated trainings.

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Archived Events

Overdrive Streaming Video
10 minutes

Streaming video from OverDrive allows viewers to watch videos by streaming them from their browser. Learn how to get started during this informative 30-minute webinar.
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Aug. 21st, 2014

eReading Rooms for Kids and Teens
30 minutes

Find out how eReading Rooms provide a safe, engaging browsing environment for kids and teens on your digital library website.
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May 16th, 2014

Top 5 Ways to Boost Digital Circulation
30 minutes

Learn the best practices for reaching new users, engaging existing users, and boosting your library’s digital circulation.
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May 20th
11:00am EDTMay 22nd
7:00pm EDT

Top 10 things you can do in Marketplace… besides order titles
30 minutes

Learn how to make the most of OverDrive Marketplace to stay informed and connected, manage your digital collection, and get support.
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May 20th
7:00pm EDTMay 22nd
11:00am EDT

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Collection Development

Advantage for Libraries
Added on 6/13/2014

For libraries who are part of an OverDrive shared collection, you can create a custom collection just for your users.
12 min
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Advantage for Schools
Added on 6/11/2014

For schools who are a part of an OverDrive shared collection, you can create a custom collection just for your students.
9 min
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Best Practices: Consortia
Added on 3/14/2014

Learn best practices and time saving tips for managing your digital consortium.
6 min
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Best Practices: Marketplace
Added on 3/14/2014

Learn best practices for using OverDrive Marketplace.
17 min
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Collection Budgeting
Added on 6/28/2013

Create a budget that supports ordering consistency and an efficient collection development strategy.
5 min
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Collection Checklist
Added on 3/14/2014

Learn how to order titles and see all the features within OverDrive Marketplace.
35 min
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Collection Highlights: Publisher Postcards
Added on 8/29/2014

Get a sneak peek at new international content that’s coming soon to OverDrive’s catalog.
13 min
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Collection Highlights: Trending Titles
Added on 8/1/2014

Join us for a sneak peek of new OverDrive content that is sure to appeal to readers of all ages and genres.
13 min
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How to Submit a Purchase Order
Added on 3/14/2014

Submitting a purchase order through OverDrive Marketplace is quick and easy. Learn simple steps to add content to your digital collection.
5 min
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Local Content
Added on 1/31/2014

Learn how to add local content to your digital library through OverDrive Marketplace.
12 min
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Recommend Feature
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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Digital Library Website

Just the Basics: Libraries
Added on 8/15/2014

Learn best practices for helping users borrow OverDrive titles from your digital library website on a variety of popular devices.
30 min
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Just the Basics: Schools
Added on 8/1/2014

Learn best practices for helping students borrow OverDrive titles from your school digital library website on a variety of popular devices.
30 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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Renewing Titles
Added on 6/13/2014

Learn how to use the renew feature on your OverDrive library website.
9 min
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Products and Services

Community Outreach
Added on 4/04/2014

Learn creative marketing techniques for introducing new users to your OverDrive service and build a base of returning users.
29 min
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OverDrive APIs
Added on 10/4/2013

Learn about OverDrive APIs and how they can benefit search, discovery and reporting services at your library.
7 min
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OverDrive app for Android/iOS
Added on 4/25/2014

Learn what’s new in the latest release of OverDrive’s app for Android and iOS.
11 min
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OverDrive app for Windows 8
Added on 5/30/2014

Find out how to enjoy OverDrive titles on the streamlined and easy to use OverDrive app for Windows 8.
11 min
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OverDrive Media Station
Added on 9/13/2013

Introduce people to your digital library with the attention-grabbing OverDrive Media Station.
8 min
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OverDrive Read
Added on 1/3/2014

Discover how easy it is to get started reading eBooks in a web browser with OverDrive Read.
11 min
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Test Drive for Libraries
Added on 4/04/2014

Learn how the OverDrive Test Drive program can help your library offer eBook devices for demonstration and lending.
10 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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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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Website & User Statistics
Added on 7/3/2014

Learn how to use the Website and User Statistics reports in OverDrive Marketplace to gain insight into how your users access the digital library website.
11 min
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User Assistance

Contacting Support
Added on 3/28/2014

Learn how library and school staff can contact OverDrive Support to resolve issues as quickly as possible.
10 min
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Screen Readers and OverDrive
Added on 6/27/2014

Learn how your service is accessible to blind and visually impaired users.
7 min
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Top 10 Support Solutions
Added on 9/1/2013

Discover steps to resolve the most common support requests for your OverDrive service.
11 min
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User Assistance
Added on 3/07/2014

Take your understanding of your OverDrive service to the next level so you can share your knowledge through support and training.
35 min
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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