Interview with Heather McCormack from 3M Cloud Library

July 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Heather McCormack is the Collection Development Manager for 3M’s Cloud Library.  I had a nice interview with Heather at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.  Talk about an expert in content!  Heather knows her authors, genres, publishers, and tools to make collecting ebooks a simple task for libraries.  In the interview she discusses 3Ms new […]

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eBook updates and must reads from ALAMW Conference

February 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments

I attended the American Library Association MidWinter Conference in Seattle, Washington January 26 -29th.  While there, I was able to speak with several eBook companies about new features and services.  Below you will find a list of companies (alpha order) and new features complete with links for more information. I also want to bring your […]

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3M Cloud Library eReading App now available for Nook

October 4th, 2012 · Comments Off

Seems like everyone is jumping on the Nook app bandwagon. 3M just released their own nook app.  The full press release is below, courtesy of DBW. 3M Cloud Library eReading App Now Available Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Apps™ Storefront —- NOOK® HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet™ and NOOK Color™ users can wirelessly access 3M […]

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3M Cloud Library partners with Smashwords and others

June 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

Posting this a bit late due to my vacation.  Press release courtesy of Teleread. 3M Library Systems will feature its growing list of offerings for the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending Service at Book Expo America 2012, to be held June 4-7 at the Javits Center in New York City. Visitors to the 3M Library Systems booth, […]

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3M Cloud Library, an interview with Matt Tempelis

March 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

Yesterday I had the chance to speak with Matt Tempelis, Cloud Library Global Business Manager, about the 3M Cloud Library.  Matt and I discussed why 3M got into the ebook lending business, the unique features of the 3M Cloud Library, and what the future will bring to the program. 3M recently announced an integration with […]

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