OverDrive mobile sites remember library card number

July 21st, 2011 · Comments Off

From an OverDrive blog post:  The days of having to dig your library card out when you’re trying to download an eBook at the doctor’s office (or park, or airport terminal, or a bar mitzvah) are over. With the latest update to OverDrive-powered mobile sites, users will have the option for their devices to store […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Mobile Devices · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

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 Overdrive.com or the Overdrive blog.  […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · DRM · Ebook Readers · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · Mobile Devices · New Products · Patron Driven Acquisition · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

New – OverDrive WIN – platform enhancements that support libraries and offer patron driven acquisition

June 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

Great news from Ohio today – the Ohio Metro Library Directors and OverDrive met to discuss various eBook challenges.  OverDrive will launch Overdrive WIN, a series of platform enhancements this June. More from the press release: As a result of unprecedented demand for eBooks, library directors, advocacy groups, and readers challenged leading eBook supplier OverDrive […]

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Tags: Audio Books · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Discovery · Ebook Readers · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Publishing · Vendor News