New interview with OverDrive’s Dan Stasiewski about the WIN Platform

July 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

During the ALA Conference I interviewed Dan Stasiewski, Public Relations Manager at OverDrive.  Dan and I discussed the new WIN platform and the enhanced OverDrive Help which will launch in a few months.  Dan provides some details on DRM, formats, patron-driven acquisition, and simultaneous use titles. For more information, visit or the Overdrive blog.  […]

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Forthcoming audio interviews for NSR – OverDrive, Britannica, ebrary

June 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

ALA is a great time to connect with librarians and publishers for audio interviews.  Today I met with Dan Stasiewski at OverDrive to discuss the new OverDrive WIN platform features and Rick Lumsden from Encyclopaedia Britannica to discuss the new Britannica eBook platform.  Tomorrow I’ll be with Matt Barnes of ebrary to discuss the new […]

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“26″ not set-in stone, OverDrive challenged on access fees

April 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Two great articles in Library Journal yesterday.  The first article summarized the comments of Josh Marwell, president of sales at Harper Collins regarding the 26 check-out rule.  Marwell sat on a panel as part of “eBooks: Collections at the Crossroads,” a symposium organized by the Connecticut Library Consortium (#clctrendspotting, #clcebooks). Clip from article: “Is 26 […]

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