Meeting Archive:
Commonwealth eBook Collection on Sora - OverDrive School Platform for eBooks


Meeting Description:

Overview of the Massachusetts Library System Digital Library Service for Schools in partnership with OverDrive Education.  We will be demonstrating Sora, OverDrive's student-focused app. Sora is available in your browser at https://soraapp.com, and is also available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Since it's available in the Google Play Store, it's also available on Chromebooks that support the Google Play Store.  Some of the important features that Sora offers today are:

  • Easy onboarding - simply find your school and log in using school credentials
  • Unified experience across devices and operating systems
  • Simple, one-tap step to borrow and start reading 
  • Reading activity enhancements including notes, highlights, and defined words - all of which can be exported from the app
  • Personalization through achievements, assignments, and avatars
  • Automatic syncing of loans, holds, notes, highlights, defined words, activity, and achievements across multiple devices

There’ll be plenty of time for Q&A.

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Details
Date: Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Time: 03:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Host(s): Stephen Reyes
 Presenter Information
Stephen Reyes
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Since 2012 Stephen has consulted with school districts to successfully implement the OverDrive Education digital content solution using digital content such as class sets and novels, along with professional development, and more. Steve has presented to many groups on how to successfully transition to digital content, and achieve their curriculum and instructional goals.