eMedia Blog

From OverDrive:

Below is a summary of updates for your OverDrive-powered website that are scheduled for release on Monday, July 6, 2015:

  • Curated Collections will support sorting options and search filters to improve the user's browsing experience.
  • When users borrow a title, they will no longer be taken automatically to the Bookshelf. Instead, users will...

From hoopla:

hoopla is thrilled to be bringing you DC Comics and Vertigo starting today!
 
All the iconic DC Comics Superheroes characters are here: Superman...

There is an issue with fulfilling Kindle titles through the OverDrive app. OverDrive is working with Amazon to resolve the issue. In the meantime, you can access your OverDrive account via the browser by going to http://overdrive.slcl.org (either on your device or through a...
Big Library Read (June 9-23)
OverDrive's Big Library Read event is back, and this time with a twist. In Kate White's fast-paced suspense novel Eyes on You, Robin Trainer learns that being a media star comes with its costs; including potentially her own life. Can you guess her perpetrator before the big reveal?

During this time, both the eBook and the audiobook formats...
This issue has been resolved. Users can now borrow and download eBooks as normal. 
 
From OverDrive:
 
Amazon Kindle fulfillment is currently down. Users attempting to download a Kindle eBook will receive an error message. We have reported this issue to Amazon and will update you when we learn more. ...

eBooks & Comics are now available to borrow through hoopla. The checkout period is 3 weeks. In order to download these formats, an update to the hoopla app will need to be installed. Currently there are 6,500 eBooks and 500 Comics in the collection. 

Below is a link to hoopla's video help desk for...

On May 19, OverDrive WMA and WMV titles will be removed from the OverDrive catalog. OverDrive will no longer be supporting these formats because they are not widely compatible across multiple devices. 
 
Patrons who have this format downloaded on May 19...

From OverDrive:

Below is a summary of updates for your OverDrive digital library website that are scheduled for release on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

  • If a user borrows a title and the title has (or accumulates) holds, the user will no longer see a "Renew" link for that title on their bookshelf. Instead, they will see a "Request Again" link that lets...

Message from hoopla:

hoopla digital's latest app upgrade, LightSpeed - an evolution to empower brighter connectivity for users - is here. With LightSpeed, you'll be able to experienceexplore and enjoy free content from your public library in a new way that's faster,...

On Tuesday, February 10, at 11 p.m. EST, the OneClickdigital site will be upgraded to provide an improved patron experience. The updated interface will deliver a new look and feel, while still offering easy downloading with the existing OneClickdigital Media Manager and OneClickdigital apps.

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