Productivity Tools

What is New with OverDrive for Fall 2014

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.

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Heidi Schwab
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2014 NJLA Presentation on Purchasing eContent

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.

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Morristown & Morris Twp. Library

The Google Apps Launcher

The Google Apps Launcher

Having trouble finding the tools in Google Apps?  The navigation is deceptively simple.  When you are logged into the main screen of any Google tool, you will see the launcher (picture below).   When you click on it, it expands into an iconic menu of tools.

Google Apps @ Your Library

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:

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