Tag: overdrive

NCompass Live: Installing and Using the OverDrive App: A Day-Before-Christmas Refresher!


‘Tis the day before Christmas and all through the land, librarians brace for the upcoming

Simon & Schuster Demands Libraries Start Selling eBooks


Part of the new deal with Overdrive is to make libraries offer a Buy it Now button on their online websites. When patrons visit the online portal to see what digital titles are available there will be a button next to S&S titles to instantly purchase the book. Digital titles are very much akin to […]

Penguin eBooks are now downloadable for Kindle without USB


Woot! …the USB side-loading requirement for Penguin eBooks on Kindle devices has been lifted. Today, we are pleased to inform our partners and end-users that direct downloads of Penguin eBooks in Kindle format for U.S. library accounts are now standard. This means that these titles will have the same ease of use as all other […]

Penguin disconnects the USB cable


Today, we are delighted to announce that Penguin eBooks will be available for “Get for Kindle” in the same convenient manner as the other Kindle eBooks (US only) in your OverDrive collection.  The USB side-loading requirement has been lifted and Penguin eBooks will have the same great ease of use as all other publishers’ eBooks.  […]

OverDrive Media Console 3.0 App coming soon


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Google pulling the plug on Chrome Frame plug-in


I’m really only bothering to mention this since it does impact Overdrive Read for some people.

Why are these books available to “purchase” via OverDrive?


I’ll say that I totally agree with the first example given in this blog post

OverDrive Media Console Now Available on Linux (kinda, sorta, more or less)


Overdrive has released new information that will allow Linux users to use the official Media

Installing OverDrive Media Console without the Android Market


My colleague Susan and I have been teaching a lot of eReader workshops for librarians