OverDrive Australia

OverDrive for Australian Libraries

Attract more readers and increase circulation with the world’s top digital library platforms.

Looking to take your library to the next level and expand your reach and enhance engagement? Our award-winning app, Libby, gives library patrons access to your customized digital book collection, full of titles from Australian and international authors in multiple formats. Plus, you can easily consolidate ebooks and audiobooks from other digital platforms.

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Offering more than just digital books to libraries & schools

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OverDrive’s digital collection allows libraries grow their communities beyond their physical walls, with the Libby app, giving patrons anytime, anywhere access to ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and more!

Plus, enabling extra content from our databases and streaming media services give your patrons access to entertainment, education, and unique digital experiences all in one platform.

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Join more than 59,000 schools worldwide that use the Sora student reading app for in-person and remote learning. Sora is a digital reading platform and app that ensures all your students have an equal opportunity to succeed with literacy. Build a collection of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and more from our industry-best catalogue to meet your school’s unique curriculum and enrichment reading needs. From beloved favorites to picks for ELL, Social Studies, World Languages, Science, Graphic Novels and more, we have a global catalogue to choose from!

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Kanopy partners with public libraries and universities to bring your patrons ad-free, critically-acclaimed films and series that can be enjoyed on their TV, mobile phone, tablet and online. Everyone from film scholars to casual viewers will discover remarkable and enriching films on Kanopy. Younger viewers have Kanopy Kids to add thoughtful, educational entertainment for children of all ages. At Kanopy we believe in the power of film to bridge cultural boundaries and bring people together. Start watching today and expand your worldview with us.

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Meet your Australia team

Even with the best software, we know you need customized support to meet your digital collection goals. Our Australia team combines a deep understanding of local libraries and content with years of experience helping drive performance to maximize return on investment.

Malcolm O’Brien

Regional Manager – Australia & New Zealand

Mal joined OverDrive after seven years with Wavesound in Australia. He brings extensive experience in bookselling, commercial publishing and the music and video industry in Australia.

A Sydney resident, Mal works with libraries in northern Australia (NSW, ACT, QLD, NT).


Julianne Tobin

Account Manager II

Julianne joined OverDrive in 2020 after working for Wavesound. She previously worked for Penguin Random House for 12 years in business development, and Penguin in the UK and Australia as a sales representative. She enjoys working with libraries and being part of all that they have to offer.

A Melbourne resident, Julianne works with libraries in southern Australia (VIC, SA, WA, TAS)..


Julie Buckroyd

Account Manager I

Kieran Hickey

Digital Content Librarian I

Sarah Delano

Team Lead

Expand your digital collection – partner with OverDrive