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Old 08-08-2011, 05:36 PM   #1
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Overdrive?

http://search.overdrive.com seems to be down in a big way. Anyone know the story behind it and/or when it's likely to be back up?
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:51 PM   #2
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It's up from where I am accessing it from.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:05 PM   #3
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It's been down from since this morning but it's seems to be ok now
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Old 08-08-2011, 07:21 PM   #4
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I seem to be stuck in classic search. Anyone else have this issue?
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Old 08-09-2011, 10:36 AM   #5
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What is up with Overdrive?

Why is it with Overdrive we are stuck in classic search mode?

http://search.overdrive.com
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:29 PM   #6
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Maybe it's part of the upgrading for including mobipocket/kindle ebooks. That is it's like that while they add on whatever support is needed to enable users to access ebooks for the Kindle. Just a guess though.
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Every Overdrive library I use had a notice at the left side last Friday saying they would be down for awhile, different times mentioned.
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St Louis County library mentioned that it would go down for maintenance on the 5th. Its back up now.
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I don't know what was done during these maintenance period. I don't see anything different yet.
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Same here, the library said it was going in for maintenance.
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Since when does going down for maintenance imply something new will be added?

Getting maintenance done on my car as never resulted in something better being added!
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Since when does going down for maintenance imply something new will be added?

Getting maintenance done on my car as never resulted in something better being added!
My wife's car has been in for service and has had the software for the onboard computer upgraded. That's something new.
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Since when does going down for maintenance imply something new will be added?

Getting maintenance done on my car as never resulted in something better being added!
There have been postings here about how they are going to add Kindle support to Overdrive in the near future though there haven't been any dates set as to when this year it will be so I just assumed it might be the case that they would need to be down for a while in order for that to be added on.
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There have been postings here about how they are going to add Kindle support to Overdrive in the near future though there haven't been any dates set as to when this year it will be so I just assumed it might be the case that they would need to be down for a while in order for that to be added on.
Perhaps. But after going back tot he classic search, I like the modern search much better.

My guess is that if they are consolidating formats, maybe we'll have one entry for each book telling us what formats and what libraries have that eBook.
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