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OverDrive is the leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video worldwide. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers–serving millions of end users globally.

OverDrive currently hosts more than 2 million premium digital titles from more than 5,000 publishers, including Random House, HarperCollins, AudioGO, Harlequin, and Bloomsbury. Our digital distribution services are utilized by more than 30,000 libraries, schools, and colleges worldwide. For two consecutive years, OverDrive has been named to the EContent 100 as a company that matters most in the digital content industry.

OverDrive was a founding member of the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Established in 2000, the IDPF promotes the development of electronic publishing applications and products that will benefit creators of content, makers of reading systems, and consumers, including the industry standard EPUB format.

Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


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