OverDrive Digital Library Promotional Resources
The video above showcases the new version of OverDrive School Digital Library. OverDrive features downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, and is accessible to secondary students (Grades 7-12) and teachers in Granite School District at http://granite.lib.overdrive.com.
To access OverDrive, simply
- Follow the link: http://granite.lib.overdrive.com ;
- Start typing in the name of your school and choose it from the list ;
- Enter your student number or employee ID number as your library card number ;
- Browse and download ebooks and audiobooks to your computer and various mobile devices.
OverDrive also provides mobile apps for iOS, Android, and many other platforms and devices. Check out their OverDrive Media Console page (http://omc.overdrive.com/) for specific instructions on using OverDrive with your particular device.
Resources and Help
Here is list of additional resources and help for accessing, using, and promoting OverDrive:
- OverDrive Help (http://help.overdrive.com/) — OverDrive’s official help page, which includes not only written help articles and documentation, but an extensive library of OverDrive Help Videos (http://www.overdrive.com/help-videos/) and a Device Resource Center (http://www.overdrive.com/drc/) that provides extensive information on device compatibility with various OverDrive services.
- OverDrive Help Videos (http://www.overdrive.com/help-videos/)
- OverDrive Educator Resources (http://www.overdrive.com/education/k-12-schools/educator-resources/) — Includes a knowledge base, training tutorials, collection development aids, and promotional resources.
- OverDrive Marketing & Outreach for Schools (http://partners.overdrive.com/marketing-outreach/schools/) — This site provides promotional resources and marketing tools to help library staff promote digital books and train students and teachers in accessing them. It includes downloadable posters, bookmarks, web graphics, guides and tutorials on the promotion process, and copy available for press releases, web pages, and letters to parents.
- OverDrive’s YouTube Channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/DigitalBookDownloads) — Additional videos beyond those found on the OverDrive Help page, including previews and news about updates and new features.
If you have any other resources or comments to share, please add them in the comments below. Please contact your school’s library specialist or a district library specialist if you have any additional questions.