August 14, 2020

OverDrive Announces Launch of “OverDrive Professional” Division that “Supplements” Corporate, Academic, and Law Libraries

From OverDrive:

OverDrive announce[s] the launch of OverDrive Professional, a new division that supplements corporate, academic and law libraries. With this launch, students, knowledge workers and researchers can now benefit from Libby, the award-winning reading app.

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The catalog contains a wide variety of titles in all subjects, including career and professional development, course materials, industry-specific topics, leadership, IT, marketing, language learning and more. Prominent publishers include Springer Science + Business Media BVM, Wiley, HarperCollins, Taylor & Francis, Princeton University Press, University of Chicago Press, Cengage and O’Reilly Media (academic only) along with thousands of others.

Participating law firms, law schools, and government organizations can allow users to read LexisNexis ebooks and content from the OverDrive catalog through the LexisNexis Digital Library powered by OverDrive. Users can access these digital book collections through the LexisNexis Digital Library app or via browser.

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Book industry veteran Steve Rosato was named to lead OverDrive Professional.

Read the Complete Launch Announcement

Direct to OverDrive Professional Web Page

See Also: From January 2020: LexisNexis Launches New Digital Library Experience in Collaboration with OverDrive

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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