OverDrive adds ALA Editions and Information Today titles to collections

Good news from OverDrive for those librarians seeking professional development titles in eBook format.  OverDrive announced on Sept. 6th that ALA Editions and Information Today are now publishing partners.  ALA Editions is offering 75 titles, which will likely grow.  No word on the number of Information Today titles. Thanks to INFODocket for tweeting this one.

Here’s more from an OverDrive blog post from September 6th, 2011 by Lindsey Levinsohn:

OverDrive’s academic catalog grows even more robust as titles from the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, ALA Editions, and Information Today are added.

ALA Editions offers more than 75 unique eBooks that cover a slew of current topics relevant to all types of library institutions. Hone your library skills with titles discussing literature selections, budgeting, management, collection development, mobile technologies and programming. Highlights include:

Young Adult Literature by Michael Cart

The Frugal Librarian by Carol Smallwood

Public Libraries Going Green by Kathryn Miller

No Shelf Required by Sue Polanka

In the Words of Winners by Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and The Horn Book

Information Today, a leading publisher in the information industry, offers titles that cover trends and up-to-date information on the happenings in the library and information worlds. Selections include:

Everyone Plays in the Library by Scott Nicholson

Library Mashups by Nicole C. Engard

Open Source Web Applications for Libraries by Karen A. Coombs and Amanda J. Hollister