No matter what back-to-school looks like in your district this year, OverDrive’s Training team is hard at work making sure you have the tools and resources you need to succeed when it comes to building your digital collection and leveraging the Sora student reading app for classroom instruction.

Whether you’re new to OverDrive or looking to brush up on the basics, you can get started by registering for these two free fall training webinar series.

NOTE: All webinar times are shown in Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada). When you register for each webinar series, please choose only one session to attend.

Getting Started with Sora

Learn how easy it is to get started with Sora! Team OverDrive will show you how to browse and borrow ebooks and audiobooks, and provide tips for customizing the reading and listening experience in Sora. This webinar will also cover where you can find help and free, customizable Sora marketing resources.

This webinar is great for partners new to OverDrive and for anyone who would like a refresher on the student user experience.

To accommodate your schedules, there will be five live sessions, hosted on:

  • August 14 at 2:00 p.m.
  • August 25 at 11:00 a.m.
  • September 8 at 11:00 a.m.
  • September 28 at 3:00 p.m.
  • October 7 at 11:00 a.m.


Getting Started with OverDrive Marketplace

Join the Training team for an introductory session on OverDrive Marketplace, your hub for digital content. This live session will provide you an overview of shopping and purchasing in Marketplace, including how to:

  • Differentiate publisher lending models
  • Browse and search for content
  • Create and edit carts
  • Purchase titles
  • Access additional help and training resource

This session will benefit school or public library staff who are new to selecting and purchasing digital content for OverDrive, or for those who would like a refresher on Marketplace basics.

To view this webinar, you can select from several live sessions, scheduled for:

  • August 27 at 9:00 a.m.
  • September 18 at 2:00 p.m.
  • September 30 at 11:00 a.m.
  • October 13 at 9:00 a.m.

NOTE:  While special permissions aren’t necessary to attend or watch this webinar, some of the features covered do require the Shopping and/or Purchasing permissions in Marketplace. Reach out to your OverDrive Account Manager if you have questions regarding user permissions.


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Check out more upcoming and on demand webinars on the Resource Center.