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May 2012

 

Unified Discovery and Management of E-book Content and Lending



The lending of e-books continues to be an activity of critical interest in public libraries. As e-books gain ever wider popularity by the general public, libraries have been steadily working out the many problems related to offering e-book services similar to those offered for print materials. As e-book content increases relative to libraries’ other collection components and services, libraries increasingly want more integration into their existing strategic patron interfaces and management systems rather than treating e-books as an isolated service.


--Marshall Breeding

 

Also in this issue

  • Polaris Delivers Full Integration with the 3M Cloud Library
  • BiblioCommons Lauches E-Book Lending Integration
  • OverDrive Prepares to Release API for E-Book Lending Integration
  • OverDrive Acquires Booki.sh
  • Library Technology News in Brief

 

 

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