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Point of View: Thomas Nixon, Library Services Manager, Fresno Unified School District

Point of View: Thomas Nixon, Library Services Manager, Fresno Unified School District

OverDrive Education talks with Thomas Nixon, Library Services Manager for the Fresno Unified School District (CA). Thomas discusses serving a diverse student body, using government relief funds to expand access to reading, social media as an outreach tool and more.

Posted in Education, July 2021, Point of View, Steve | Leave a comment

Point of View: Dr. Rachel Noorda, Director of Book Publishing, Assistant Professor, Portland State University

Point of View: Dr. Rachel Noorda, Director of Book Publishing, Assistant Professor, Portland State University

OverDrive’s Steve Potash talks with Dr. Rachel Noorda, Director of Book Publishing, Assistant Professor, Portland State University, about her work with the Panorama Project to learn more about how readers discover books.

Posted in March 2021, Point of View, Publishers & Booksellers, Steve | Leave a comment

Point of View: Suzi Tonini, Supervisor of Collection Development, Library Services, Denver Public Schools

Point of View: Suzi Tonini, Supervisor of Collection Development, Library Services, Denver Public Schools

OverDrive Education talks with Suzi Tonini, Supervisor of Collection Development, Library Services for the Denver Public Schools. Suzi discusses the importance of authentic representation in literature, the district’s partnership with the Denver Public Library, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and much more.

Posted in Education, Point of View, September 2020, Steve | Leave a comment

Point of View: Robert Zaffiris, Chief Operating Officer, Shakespeare & Co. bookstores

Point of View: Robert Zaffiris, Chief Operating Officer, Shakespeare & Co. bookstores

OverDrive’s Steve Potash talks with Shakespeare & Co. Chief Operating Officer Robert Zaffiris about scaling the small footprint, indie bookstore concept, engaging with the community, the Espresso Book Machine and more.

Posted in may 2020, Point of View, Steve | Leave a comment

Point of View: Beth Zirogiannis, Ed.D, Director of English, Reading & Library, Oceanside School District

Point of View: Beth Zirogiannis, Ed.D, Director of English, Reading & Library, Oceanside School District

OverDrive Education talks with Beth Zirogiannis, Ed.D, Director of English, Reading and Library for the Oceanside School District (NY).

Posted in December 2019, Education, Point of View, Steve | Leave a comment

Point of View: Sari Feldman, Former President, American Library Association

Point of View: Sari Feldman, Former President, American Library Association

OverDrive’s Steve Potash speaks with former American Library Association president Sari Feldman, who recently retired following an illustrious tenure as executive director of Northeast Ohio’s Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Posted in Libraries, October 2019, Point of View, Steve | Leave a comment

Point of View: Bill Bass, President, ISTE Board of Directors

Point of View: Bill Bass, President, ISTE Board of Directors

OverDrive Education talks with Bill Bass, Innovation Coordinator for Technology Integration, Information and Library Media for the Parkway School District outside St. Louis, Missouri, and President of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors.

Posted in Adam, Education, June 2019, Point of View | Leave a comment

Point of View: R.L. Stine, Author, Goosebumps

Point of View: R.L. Stine, Author, Goosebumps

OverDrive’s Steve Potash speaks with R.L. Stine, the author of hundreds of children’s horror fiction novels, including the Goosebumps series. Stine discusses growing up as a “weird kid,” the joys of writing for a young audience, how a librarian changed his life, new projects and much more.

Posted in Education, June 2019, Libraries, Point of View, Publishers & Booksellers, Steve | Leave a comment

Point of View: Lynn Gagnon, District Media Specialist, Keystone Local School District

Point of View: Lynn Gagnon, District Media Specialist, Keystone Local School District

OverDrive Education talks with Lynn Gagnon, District Media Specialist for northern Ohio’s Keystone Local School District.

Posted in Adam, Education, March 2019, Point of View | Leave a comment

Point of View: Skip Dye, Vice President, Penguin Random House

Point of View: Skip Dye, Vice President, Penguin Random House

OverDrive’s Steve Potash speaks with Skip Dye, Vice President for Library Marketing and Digital Sales, Sales Operations for Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade publisher.

Posted in Libraries, March 2019, Point of View, Publishers & Booksellers, Steve | Leave a comment