As a new student of Concordia, I was browsing the many services I could benefit from. Perhaps I overlooked some features, but I did not come across any online digital media distribution (ebooks and audiobooks). I was wondering if it would be possible for the University to partner with companies such as OverDrive which allow students to access content from virtually anywhere.
Congratulations on being accepted at Concordia!
It is true that we do not have access to OverDrive. However, the Libraries have thousands of ebooks from other publishers and platforms. You can browse our ebooks collection from this page: http://library.concordia.ca/research/internet/ebooks.php?guid=browse . You can also simply search our catalogue, CLUES, and if we have electronic books on your topic, they will come up in your results.
FYI, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BANQ) has Overdrive. All residents of Québec have access to the BANQ’s physical and virtual collection. If you are new to Montréal, take a look at their website as well!
Best wishes for a wonderful end-of-summer and a great start to the semester.