Hello San Diego! This week, librarians from all over are gathering in warm, sunny California for the American Library Association’s Annual Conference. If you’re going to be attending ALA 2024, be sure to visit Team OverDrive in Booth #1040 to hear exciting content updates, news from our Kanopy and TeachingBooks teams, and tools to help you accelerate the performance of your digital library.

We also will have several presentations happening in our booth throughout the conference. After every session we will be giving away a device so be sure to make time to sit in on one of the sessions below. 

OverDrive Booth Presentations at ALA Annual 2024  

Accelerate Your Digital Library

Optimize your digital library with new content offerings and savings. Plus, discover exciting enhancements to our services and features that empower your library to meet the needs of your staff and patrons.

How Kanopy is Revolutionizing Streaming: A deep dive into its impact and features

Streaming media services are increasing prices and incorporating ads. Patrons are looking for other options and you can help! Learn about the variety of films, TV shows, documentaries and kids programming Kanopy has to offer along with the hybrid purchasing options like pay per use and subscription bundles.

Maximizing Access & Savings for Colleges & Universities: A multi-model approach to content using Kanopy & OverDrive

Join us for an insightful session on how colleges and universities can enhance their content acquisition strategies while maximizing access and cost savings. This session will explore the benefits of adopting a multi-model approach to obtain ebooks, videos, and audiobooks through leading platforms such as Kanopy and OverDrive.

Marketing Best Practices to Supercharge your Digital Library

Learn how to engage your community with diverse content, outreach strategies and compelling stories that resonate and inspire action.

Instantaneous Book Resumes now available from TeachingBooks

Spend 15 minutes with us to see how easy it is to get Book Resumes for your library staff to access, print, and immediately share. One resume can take hours to create on your own – but TeachingBooks offers them for more than 90,000 children and young adult titles. Each resume contains full professional reviews, details about book awards and distinctions, and other credentialed, bona fide information. TeachingBooks’ Book Resumes can save you time, empower you to make informed decisions about your collections, and help answer staff questions without batting an eye. 

About the author: Jill Grunenwald is a Marketing & Communications Specialist on the North America Public Library Marketing Team. A former librarian, she joined OverDrive in 2015. Outside of the office she can be found writing, hanging out with her cats, collecting more Tarot decks than she has room for, and playing competitive pinball. Her favorite genre is something she calls “Murder at an educational institution that involves a close-knit group of suspicious characters.”