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Record Number of Libraries Surpass One Million eBook and Audiobook Checkouts with OverDrive in 2016

CLEVELAND— January 18, 2017 — Librarians worldwide will be celebrating their record-breaking digital book checkouts at the American Library Association’s (ALA) MidWinter Conference in Atlanta. OverDrive announced today that 30 standalone public library systems and 19 library consortia in the U.S. and two other countries have set a new record for lending more than one million… Read more »

K-12 Students Borrow Record Number of eBooks and Audiobooks from their School Library in 2016

The most popular digital titles used in schools and hot books for 2017 CLEVELAND — January 11, 2017 — The use of eBooks and audiobooks has grown steadily in K-12 classrooms and libraries. The number of digital books borrowed on OverDrive’s K-12 digital reading platform is up 48 percent compared to 2015. K-12 students are… Read more »

Readers Borrow Record Number of eBooks and Audiobooks from the Library in 2016

Libraries leverage growing success of digital Book Clubs and Children’s/YA titles CLEVELAND— January 10, 2017 — The trend in digital reading continued its uninterrupted growth in 2016 as a record number of readers turned to their local library and school to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks. According to OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools,… Read more »

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