OverDrive is the leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video worldwide. We deliver secure management, DRMprotection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers–serving millions of end users globally.
OverDrive currently hosts more than 2 million premium digital titles from more than 5,000 publishers, including Random House, HarperCollins, AudioGO, Harlequin, and Bloomsbury. Our digital distribution services are utilized by more than 30,000 libraries, schools, and colleges worldwide. For two consecutive years, OverDrive has been named to the EContent 100 as a company that matters most in the digital content industry.
OverDrive was a founding member of the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Established in 2000, the IDPF promotes the development of electronic publishing applications and products that will benefit creators of content, makers of reading systems, and consumers, including the industry standard EPUB format.
Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio.
OverDrive provides world-class infrastructure for distributing premium digital content. OverDrive empowers publishers, enterprises, libraries, schools, and retailers to maximize their presences in the digital world by enabling them to securely manage, protect, and lend or sell digital audiobooks, eBooks, music, and videos.
OverDrive helps its partners to thrive in the digital media market with products including:
For Libraries: Digital Library Reserve, School Download Library
For Schools: School Download Library (K-12), AudioBook Classroom (K-12), College Download Library (College and University Libraries)
For Publishers: Content Reserve, Private Reserve
For Retailers: Content Reserve, MIDAS
For Enterprises: Corporate Download Library, Private Reserve
These trusted products comprise the infrastructure to distribute digital media for global leaders such as Microsoft®, HarperCollins, Random House, and McGraw-Hill, large metropolitan libraries including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, thousands of smaller libraries, and internationally in Singapore, Mexico, Canada, and Australia.