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Use Libby to explore OverDrive audiobooks & ebooks

March 03, 2020

With close to 100  legal fiction and nonfiction titles, Biddle’s OverDrive collection of audiobooks and ebooks is growing. You can download books to read and listen to on your Kindle, tablet, phone, PC or Mac.

Borrow up to 2 titles at a time for up to 21 days. You can also place holds on items that are checked out and be notified when they become available. To borrow items, sign in using the 8-middle digits of your PennCard.

Libby by OverDrive

You can also use the new Libby app by OverDrive to browse and download e-books and audiobooks.


  1. Download the free Libby app to your phone or tablet.
  2. Search for University of Pennsylvania Law School
  3. When prompted to enter a library card, enter the 8-middle digits on your  PennCard.

If you already have a Libby account through your local library, you can add University of Pennsylvania Law School. In the app, go to your account and select add a library, then follow steps 2 and 3. Learn more about Libby

Audiobooks Spotlight

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes.

The Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead’s latest novel, The Nickel Boys, is centered on a notorious reform school in Florida during the 1960s.

Just Mercy

Bryan Stevenson

One of Bryan Stevenson’s first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to death row. The case transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever.

E-books Spotlight

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Patrick Radden Keefe

In 1972, Jean McConville was abducted from her home in Belfast. Patrick Radden Keefe uses her disappearance and murder to explore the history of The Troubles in Ireland.

Know My Name: A Memoir

Chanel Miller

Know My Name is Chanel Miller’s unforgettable memoir about sexual assault and the aftermath. 


Albert Woodfox

Albert Woodfox spent decades in solitary confinement for a crime that he didn’t commit. Solitary is his story of transformation and hope.

Justice Scalia: Rhetoric and the Rule of Law

Brian G. Slocum and Francis J. Mootz III

Leading scholars examine the ways Justice Scalia framed and stated his arguments.