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  • How do digital formats from OverDrive work?

    When you buy an ebook, audiobook, or video in Marketplace, you get all of the formats listed for that title. After your users borrow a title from your OverDrive collection in the OverDrive app or your library website, they will select the format that works on their device. Please note that not eve...

    Jan 28, 2019 05:29PM EST
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  • What are the standardized reading levels and scores that I see for som...

    Many juvenile and young adult titles in OverDrive Marketplace have been assigned standardized reading levels and scores, which may include: Text difficulty You can tell how difficult a book is to read using text difficulty. This score doesn't address the age-appropriateness o...

    Oct 12, 2018 05:09PM EDT
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  • Where can I find BISAC codes in Marketplace?

    If a publisher provides BISAC codes for a title, they'll be displayed in two places in Marketplace: In search results: On the title details page: If a title doesn't have BISAC codes, it's because the publisher hasn't supplied them yet. We...

    Jan 15, 2018 01:30PM EST
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  • How to tell if you own a title in Marketplace

    There are several ways to see which Marketplace titles you already own: Use the "Title status & usage" report to see all of your current holdings Permission required: Reports To see all of the titles that are currently in your collection, use the Title ...

    Jun 11, 2019 03:48PM EDT
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  • How to request subject updates for titles

    Permission required: Create/view carts You can recommend subjects for specific titles from their details page in Marketplace by clicking Recommend subjects. This feature allows you to add, correct, or remove subjects. Any subjects you wish to update are reviewed by a spe...

    Dec 08, 2016 01:43PM EST
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  • How to see the time or checkouts remaining for a Metered Access title

    You can see the time or checkouts remaining for a Metered Access title in your collection using the ownership statistics for an individual title or the Title status & usage report. Using ownership statistics for an individual title Permission required: Create/view carts ...

    Jun 11, 2019 03:48PM EDT
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  • Understanding "Own," "Out," "Holds," &qu...

    On title details pages and search results pages in OverDrive Marketplace, you may see Own, Out, Holds, Holds ratio, and Pending numbers for titles that your library has already purchased (or is planning to purchase). Own shows how many copies of a title your library owns, b...

    Apr 12, 2017 04:09PM EDT
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  • How are "total checkouts" for a title calculated?

    While shopping in Marketplace, you'll see "total checkouts" for titles you own. This figure appears in search results, on the title's details page, and in carts. If you belong to a standalone library or school, the "total checkouts" figure is the sum of all checkouts of that title...

    Jan 09, 2017 04:36PM EST
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