OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Surpassed One Million Digital Lends in 2022

OverDrive officials said 129 library systems hit the milestone with the Los Angeles Public Library becoming its first library system to surpass 10 million digital circulations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Surpassed One Million Digital Lends in 2022

OverDrive officials said 129 library systems hit the milestone with the Los Angeles Public Library becoming its first library system to surpass 10 million digital circulations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Hit One Million Digital Lends in 2023

Another year, another record: OverDrive reps reported this week that 152 libraries around the world reached million-checkout milestone last year, including 23 first-timers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Hit Million Digital Lend Mark

Leading library service provider OverDrive this week reported that a total of 121 public libraries and consortia across seven countries and from 37 U.S. states surpassed one million digital lends in 2021, a significant jump from 2020, when 102 libraries hit the mark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Reports Another Record Year for Digital Library Circulation

Library users worldwide borrowed some 662 million e-books, digital audiobooks, and digital magazines, OverDrive reps announced in a release this week, with 152 library systems reporting more than a million digital checkouts in 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Digital Library Circulation Grew 10% in 2022

The 2022 figures suggest that demand for digital resources in libraries continues to be robust even as the rate of growth slows from pandemic levels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Reports Surge in Digital Library Lending in 2020

Readers worldwide borrowed some 430 million e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines in the past 12 months, a hefty 33% increase over 2019, OverDrive officials reported, based on data drawn from some 65,000 libraries and schools worldwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Reports More than Half a Billion Digital Library Loans in 2021

In exceeding more than 500 million annual lends for the first time, OverDrive's 2021 figures suggest the pandemic has, as librarians have suggested, raised demand for digital content in public libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Knight Foundation Invests $5 Million in 'Library-Centered' Digital Platform

The funding will support the Palace Project, a nascent partnership between LYRASIS and the Digital Public Library of America to develop digital tools and services for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Reports Record Digital Borrowing in 2019

Public Libraries around the world generated a record level of digital content circulation in 2019, providing patrons access to more than 326 million e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines, according to a report by Rakuten OverDrive, a digital distribution vendor for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Expands Ebook Library Lending to Germany, Austria and Switzerland

With a global reach to 34,000 libraries and institutions, digital library lending service OverDrive expands its service to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The post OverDrive Expands Ebook Library Lending to Germany, Austria and Switzerland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zinio Partners with Recorded Books for Digital Mags in Libraries

Zinio announced today its partnership with Recorded Books, making thousands of digital magazines accessible in public libraries throughout the US, Canada, Australia and UK. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade backs library e-lending, claims Overdrive chief

Written By: Benedicte Page Overdrive c.e.o. Steve Potash has said there is “enthusiastic support” for library e-lending from “many” trade publishing houses, describing fears over remote downloading as “not a real issue”. Potash was visiting London this week for talks with the major publishers,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Are For Everyone (and Everything): 5 Unexpected Items Your Library Will Lend You

Libraries are more than just books! Did you know many libraries will let you borrow musical instruments, tools, seeds, and more? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-20 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s New Library Ebook Lending Model and its Effect on Libraries

Macmillan Publishers recently announced a two month embargo on all newly published e-book titles. This will greatly effect libraries. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-12 10:34:07 UTC ]
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British Library to investigate 'single digital presence’ for public libraries

The British Library is leading an 18-month project to determine the possibility of a single digital presence for UK public libraries, backed by more than £260,000 worth of funding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shakespeare 'digital library wallpaper' from British Library and Vodafone

Vodafone and the British Library have partnered to make some of the earliest and rarest editions of Shakespeare’s plays available to download from specially-designed wallpaper featuring virtual library bookshelves. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For libraries, e-book lending is a new chapter – and a new challenge

The “Netflix model” of leasing e-books to public libraries is expensive, full of limitations, and potentially a boon for censorship, librarians say. It’s a growing business model that shifts power to publishers and makes access harder for patrons. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2024-02-22 16:28:54 UTC ]
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Sony and other music labels sue Internet Archive for digitizing old records

The Internet Archive is facing another lawsuit over one of its conservation projects. Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and a handful of other music labels have filed a lawsuit against the nonprofit organization, accusing it of copyright infringement for digitizing, "willfully... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-08-12 11:01:08 UTC ]
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