Ebook Local Author Form

OverDrive Valley Digital Library Local Collection Tool Terms and Conditions

OverDrive, Inc. ("OverDrive") provides authorized users and libraries of its Valley Digital Library ("VDL”) system (collectively "Library") the ability to upload digital content for circulation in the Library's VDL collection. Supplier has authorized Library to upload Supplier's digital materials on Supplier's behalf into Library's VDL account.

Supplier represents that any digital content or materials including text, images, sound and video (collectively "Local Content") that Library deposits, on Supplier's behalf, in Library's VDL account shall comply with the following terms and conditions:

1. Supplier permits Library, on Supplier's behalf, to deposit digital content or materials into Library's account for lending, at no cost to Library, to all VDL authorized Libraries who select to add the content to the Library's VDL collection.

2. Supplier acknowledges that OverDrive doesn’t review or evaluate the Local Content in any matter whatsoever, including subject matter, substance, or other contents.

3. Supplier warrants and represents that it has the necessary ownership rights, licenses and/or permissions to allow Library to deposit the Local Content into the VDL system. Supplier warrants and represents that the Local Content does not violate the proprietary rights of others, including but not limited to contract, copyright and trademark. Supplier warrants and represents the Local Content does not contain matter which is libelous, slanderous, an invasion of privacy, unlawful appropriation of name, and likeness and defamation of character.

4. Supplier acknowledges that OverDrive provides certain services for setting copyright protection for the Local Content. Supplier shall communicate to Library its preferences for designating the copyright protection settings applied to the Local Content. OverDrive makes no representations or warranties as to the effectiveness of any such software or services as applied to the Local Content.

5. Supplier agrees to hold OverDrive, its agents, officers and directors, harmless in any and all matters for any claims related to the upload, deposit or distribution of Local Content in the VDL system.

6. OverDrive, in its sole discretion, reserves the right, without notice, to reject or remove any and all Local Content deposited by Library on Supplier's behalf, if in OverDrive's sole opinion it reasonably believes the Local Content will expose OverDrive to any action, liability, damage and/or potential exposure to third party claims.

This is the tile used for alphabetic sorting, typically the title with leading punctuation and/or articles removed
List of languages separated by comma
1000 words or less
Please list all countries you hold the right for, separated by comma
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf epub.
An MP3 track encoded at 128kbps or above; submitted as a .zip file that is clearly named The audio source should be separated into multiple tracks with track breaks occurring at logical breaks in the audio, such as chapters. Individual tracks cannot exceed 79 minutes in length. Tracks must be labeled so that they sort in order natively on the Windows OS. Using numbering (01, 02…10, 11) at the beginning of each track works great to ensure the tracks sort in the correct play order for the encoding process.
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: zip.
Images sized to 510x680 pixels are recommended
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Images sized 99x132 pixels are recommended
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Local authors must live in the Tennessee Valley counties of Alabama (Colbert, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Morgan
Authors must submit their book with the completed Local Author Enrollment form to a Huntsville-Madison County Public Library or send it to the address above for review. See Submission Guidelines for review criteria. Review copy will not be returned.
The author represents and warrants full ownership and/or legal rights to publish all material in this book. I understand that submission of this form does not guarantee selection, and that I will be notified of the review decision. My signature indicates that I have read, understood, and agreed to abide by the General Rules of the Local Author Collection Agreement.
I approve the use of any photos I may supply to the library for use in promoting my work.