eLibrary News

Feeling like the world is spinning a little too fast? The eLibrary is here to help onboard you to the future.

In the spirit of helping our customers, we are launching this new blog to spotlight our services, programs and provide quick tips on using the library's many online resources.

Changes to our eResources

For our first blog post, we wanted to provide you with an update on one of our major eBook vendors: Overdrive.

Overdrive is going through major changes. First of all, they are re-branding themselves as Libby, the name they have used for their eBook app for many years.

Along with a new name, Overdrive has purchased another of our large vendors, RBdigital. With this acquisition, Overdrive now provides eMagazines and the Great Courses lectures. In addition, Overdrive is now the gateway to two other services: Qello, a concert and music documentary service, and IndieFlix, a provider of streaming independent films.

Customer Impacts

Customers previously using the old Overdrive app, will need to download and switch to the Libby app. We have more tips on Libby in this blog post, Switching between library accounts in Libby.

We have also updated our FAQs, help information and the library catalog to reflect the name change.

Pro Tip: To find Libby in the catalog, simply do a Series search for "Libby" in the library search box.

As you know, the digital world doesn't stand still. And, there are more changes coming with Libby (Overdrive), so stay tuned for more eLibrary News!

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