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Recommend OverDrive Titles for Purchase

by Reference Librarian 2 | February 14, 2017 at 08:02 PM

If the ebook or digital audiobook you are looking for is not available in Minuteman’s OverDrive catalog, you may be able to recommend a title for purchase. Follow these steps on the OverDrive website or in the OverDrive mobile app:

  • After signing into the OverDrive catalog, search for the desired title or author.
  • On the results page, click or tap on “Recommend to library” under the Availability filter. On the website, this option is located along the left side of the page. In the mobile app, tap on Filters to access this option.

  • Titles  not currently part of the Minuteman digital collection but available for purchase have a black “Not Owned” banner above the cover and a “Recommend” link below. Click or tap “Recommend” to recommend the title.

  • In the pop-up window that appears, you can choose to be placed on the wait list or just be notified if the title is purchased.











Click on “Recommend This Title” to send your recommendation to both your local library and Minuteman for purchase consideration. Please note that choosing to place a hold on a recommended title increases the likelihood that the title will be purchased by Minuteman or your local library.


Please contact the Acton Memorial Library Reference Desk at 978-929-6543 with any questions about this process.

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