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Macmillan Publishing Releasing Books to Libraries

Last year, Macmillian Publishing was opposing listing their ebook titles with libraries, particularly via OverDrive, the supplier to libraries. This week, the publishing giant has changed it's policy and has agreed to...

Digital Downloads Set Record at Libraries

If downloads are any indication, eReaders and tablets were one of the most popular gifts for Christmas. According to Overdrive, the Digital provider to libraries; downloads of eBooks, and audio books set records....

Libraries on Pinterest

Yes, libraries are now part of arguably the most addictive social media site on the Internet. Many libraries have their own Pinterest site, like Houston Public Library. They feature new books, upcoming programs,...

Most Downloaded eBooks for June

Overdrive - the digital book supplier to libraries has just released it's June list of Most Downloaded Books. The list is compiled from over 18,000 subscribing libraries nationwide. Here are the top five...

Libraries Versus Publishers

  Penguin Publishing has yanked their eBooks from OverDrive -- the digital supplier to libraries, as has Simon & Schuster, MacMillan and Hachette. HarperCollins has limited checkouts of their eBooks to 26, (they...

Harry Potter Books to be in Libraries

L.McMaken 3-4-12 Cincinnati, OH   OverDrive, the digital book distributor for libraries, just announced they are in a partnership with author J.K. Rowling and Pottermore to distribute the Harry Potter books to libraries. The entire seven book...

2011 eBooks Statistics from OverDrive

L. McMaken 2-6-12 Cincinnati, OH   OverDrive, the digital distribution service that provides libraries with eBooks and other digital services is sharing their digital statistics for 2011. These numbers include library eBooks, audiobooks, and digital media...

Huge Demand for Library eBooks

L. McMaken 1-26-12 Cincinnati, OH It has been a record breaking year for eBooks in libraries. According to statistics from OverDrive (digital distributor to libraries):     *Twice as many people visited their digital library in 2011 than 2010 *35...
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