Harry Potter eBooks Now Available for Library and School Lending Worldwide via OverDrive

March 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an OverDrive press release: Libraries and schools powered by OverDrive now lending J.K. Rowling’s popular series in eBook and digital audiobook formats Cleveland, Ohio, March 29, 2012 – Ever since the Harry Potter phenomenon cast a spell on readers worldwide, fans of J.K. Rowling’s groundbreaking series have been eager for the chance to check […]

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Tags: Audio Books · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Press Releases · Public Libraries · School Libraries

Articles of Interest: Pottermore version

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Great reads today about the launch of e-book sales from Pottermore. Pottermore Shop (for ebooks, U.S. site) Announcements:  Potter Available on Nook and Kindle – Digital Book World You Can Buy the Harry Potter E-Books Now – Here’s What You Need to Know – paidcontent.org Harry Potter Digital Checkouts Start Thursday – Digital Shift Why […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · DRM · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries · Vendor News

Pottermore and OverDrive reach exclusive distribution agreement

February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Big news from an OverDrive Press Release today – they have entered into an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with Pottermore.  I’m thrilled to see these popular books become available for library lending sans the exclusive agreements.  Here is more from the press release: Pottermore, the online experience and home of the Harry Potter eBooks created by J.K. […]

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