Tag Archives: OverDrive

Mark your calendar! OverDrive training for Listen Up! Vermont

As anyone who has taken the “Browse, Check Out, Download!” class (formerly Digital Library 101) knows, this class run by OverDrive is the perfect introduction to learning about the Listen Up! Vermont collection, and prepares you to answer just about … Continue reading

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Upcoming Trainings

Don’t forget! We have two new Digital Library 101 trainings for Listen Up! Vermont scheduled for Wednesday October 21st at 3pm EDT. Access Code: email Stephanie for code Thursday October 22nd at 10am EDT. Access Code: email Stephanie for code … Continue reading

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Trouble with Holds, again

Please let me know if you have gotten reports from patrons that their holds are missing when they go to retrieve them online after receiving an email and you’ve ruled out the points in the previous post. I have had … Continue reading

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New MARC records available

See the Box widget to the left (RSS and email readers, visit the http://vtaudiobooks.blogspot.com) for the newest batch of MARC records. You will have to scroll to the bottom of the widget; the file is named grmlc-20090701a.mrc.

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Digital Library 101 trainings

Speaking of trainings… don’t forget to mark your calendars! All Listen Up! Vermont libraries are welcome to attend a Digital Library 101 training (not just our newest members) — it is a great training, and a wonderful refresher. Have all … Continue reading

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Open Training Month for OverDrive

Once again, OverDrive will be offering “Open Training Month,” where we can take online training on using OverDrive along with other librarians from around the country. Last year, they gave prizes based on registration and attendance… let’s try to win … Continue reading

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Amazing news on iPod compatibility

Thanks to EarlyWord, I’ve come across this very, very excellent piece of news regarding OverDrive: “Once OverDrive Media Console version 3.2 is installed, most titles in a library’s OverDrive WMA Audiobook collection will instantly become iPod-compatible for users with Windows … Continue reading

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News from OverDrive

From the most recent Digital Dispatch: Enhancements to Your OverDriveDownload Service in 2009 OverDrive, the Global Leader in Library downloads, will continue its leadership in 2009 by bringing you the latest innovations to better serve your patrons, at no additional … Continue reading

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PW article on OverDrive

Courtesy Jerry Carbone: OverDrive Digital “Checkouts” Jumped 76% in 2008— Publishers Weekly, 1/6/2009 8:42:00 AM OverDrive reported that it registered approximately 5.3 million checkouts of digital material from the 8,500 libraries that used its service in 2008, a 76% increase … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about Open Training Month

Don’t forget: in September, OverDrive is hosting a series of free instructor-led trainings, much like those we have been doing in the past — all you need is a phone line or Skype and a computer that can be online … Continue reading

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