Every day OverDrive bombards us with updates and it is time consuming to stay on top of it all. To help, I shifted through all their recent correspondence and narrowed it down into easy bits. There is some pretty important information here for librarians on the front lines of OverDrive Support.
Library budgets are way down and funds for eBooks are often taken out of reference and print lines. So it is more important than ever to have good purchasing strategies when selecting eBooks. What moves and what doesn’t might surprise you as it is not necessarily the same as print.
Let’s Meet in a Google Hangout On Air!
How Libraries Can Use Google Hangouts on Air?
(1) You have two options:
a. Host your hangout and record your hangout to only people you invite (up to 10), but they must have a Google+ account.
What is Google Hangouts ?
Inserting Gadgets into Google Sites
Inserting videos, calendars, other great stuff is easy with Google Sites.
Google Apps: What can you do with it?
The tools I find most useful in libraries are: Drive, Docs, Slides, Forms, Sheets, Sites and of course Gmail and Calendar. There are many others.
The best applications I’ve found for the tools include: