Ingram adds 50K new titles, color POD, and POD for out-of-copyright National Library of France content

July 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Ingram announced several new initiatives at the ALA Annual Conference this past week.  I’ve linked to the individual press releases below.  I’m particularly excited about the POD available for out-of-copyright titles from the National Library of France – over 65,000 titles. Ingram Content Group and Hachette Livre Offer Titles from the Bibliothèque nationale de France […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Print on demand · Publishing · Vendor News

Ingram adds Harlequin to MyILibrary

March 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Ingram continues to add more popular fiction to MyiLibrary.  See the news release below for information about 12,000 Harlequin titles (front and backlist). Nashville, TN – As publishers and libraries develop e-book models to meet patron expectations, more are working with Ingram Content Group and its MyiLibrary® platform for its reach and comprehensive title offering.  […]

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Ingram Content Group adds 36,000 Random House titles to MyiLibrary platform

January 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

NASHVILLE, TN – As libraries adjust their lending models to meet today’s digital requirements, more are turning to Ingram’s MyiLibrary® platform. Ingram Content Group announced it will now offer Random House, Inc. U.S. titles to libraries via the platform. “We are pleased to be working with a partner as respected as Ingram to further serve […]

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Ingram adds new titles from seven university presses to MyiLibrary

June 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an Ingram press release sent  a couple days ago: NASHVILLE, TN – As public, academic and professional libraries expand and develop digital offerings for patrons, more University Presses are working with Ingram and its comprehensive MyiLibrary® e-book platform to expand the reach of content to more readers worldwide. The most recent university presses that […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · University Press · Vendor News

OCLC and Ingram to launch 9 day eBook loans for 15% of MyiLibrary eBook price

April 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

DUBLIN, Ohio, April 11, 2011—OCLC and Ingram Content Group Inc. will soon offer a new service option that will provide library users short-term access to e-books not in their collection through WorldCat Resource Sharing and ILLiad. The new service option, to launch in the coming months, expands access to library content available through WorldCat Resource […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

CIL Conference – Ebook Publishing: Practices & Challenges

March 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments

This panel discussion was moderated by Dick Kaser from Information Today.  Speakers included Ken Breen, EBSCO Publishing, Leslie Lees, ebrary, Bob Nardini, Ingram, and Mike Shontz, OverDrive. Each panelist had 5 minutes to discuss who they serve and business models they offer. Ken Breen, EBSCO Publishing Ken reflected back to 1997 – common themes from […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Audio Books · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · DRM · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · Mobile Devices · Print on demand · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

Charleston Conference – eBook Archiving

November 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

Yesterday, I joined a panel of publishers, aggregators, and archiving agencies to discuss the issue of eBook archiving.  I had to set the stage for libraries, which was quite easy – we are in fear of losing our content to which we no longer have control of since it is housed on someone else’s server […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Conferences/Events · Preservation · Publishing

eBook platform comparison chart

June 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

I’m not sure how I didn’t find this earlier, but thanks to a colleague, Erik Christopher, I am now aware of the JISC eBook comparison chart. It is available on the JISC site at http://www.jisc-adat.com/adat/adat_ebooks.pl and offers a comparison of up to 7 different eBook platforms including:  Credo Reference, NetLibrary, ebrary, EBL, MyiLibrary, Dawsonera, and Taylor and […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Publishing · Reference Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

Blackwell Webinars for Librarians

June 10th, 2010 · Comments Off

Those of you with Blackwell (or considering Blackwell) may want to sit in on some of their webinars.  They work with ebrary, Myilibrary, and EBL, and offer webinars on connecting your electronic resources to each of these ebook aggregators.  They are offering a webinar this Wednesday on ebrary, details are below.Join Blackwell for a FREE Infotools webinar […]

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DOD offers audiobooks

February 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

I received the following Press Release concerning the DOD and audiobooks.  I’m glad to see government agencies making the leap to electronic books. Department of Defense offers downloadable audiobooks through MyiLibrary La VERGNE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc. announced today an agreement with the US Department of Defense (DOD) to offer downloadable digital audiobooks […]

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Tags: Audio Books · Press Releases · Vendor News