OverDrive is creating a suite of APIs that allow third-party applications to connect to and interact with the OverDrive digital media database. The following APIs are currently available to approved users. Additional APIs will be added to this page as they are released.
Apply for access to OverDrive APIs.
Perform a checkout or get checkout status information about a title or titles.
Use this API to fulfill and download a title from OverDrive servers.
Use this API to place and remove holds on specific titles.
Retrieve a link for all products in a library collection, along with general information about the account.
Get user-specific information on a single user.
Retrieve a link for all products in a retail collection, along with general information about the account.
Retrieve a list of relevant and matching titles for a specified query.
Retrieve detailed metadata for a specified title.
Retrieve library availability data for a specified title.