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OverDrive Has Added ‘Test Drive’ Program For Libraries

OverDrive has created a new program to help libraries teach patrons how to check out eBooks called Test Drive.

The program includes device recommendations, as well as guidelines on how to set up devices for checkout, as well as best practices for institutions that want to lend eReaders and tablets to patrons.

The Sony PRS-T1 is the first device to run this new test program . The press release explains more: “Test Drive Approved device requirements include compatibility with the library’s eBook catalog, direct Wi-Fi checkout and eBook download via an onboard browser or app, and copyright protection (DRM) and lending practices that conform to rules as required by publisher permissions.”

 

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