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Press Release: Overdrive [September 26, 2013]

Penguin eBooks are now available in OverDrive Marketplace

OverDrive is excited to announce that more than 17,000 Penguin eBooks are now live and available for purchase in OverDrive Marketplace! Penguin's eBooks are available for public and college libraries, including consortium, in the U.S. in the one copy/one user lending model for a one year term. Availability of the Penguin eBooks to libraries outside the U.S. is coming soon. In the Penguin catalog libraries will find titles from numerous best-selling authors including: Tom Clancy, Lee Child, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Ken Follett, Junot Diaz, Khaled Hosseini, Maya Banks, Harlen Coben, W.E. B. Griffin and many others. Individual public libraries and consortia can shop the Penguin eBook catalog now on the Marketplace homepage (if catalogs are merged), or the ‘Metered Access' section in OverDrive Marketplace. You can also search for the content in Advanced Search under Publisher Account: Penguin Group (USA). Popular new releases such as Clive Cussler's "Mirage" and Patricia Cornell's latest Kay Scarpetta novel "Dust" will be priced at $18.99. Backlist favorites will range from $5.99 -$9.99. Penguin eBooks are available for Kindle (US) via USB side-loading only. You can find more information on the Kindle side-loading process in the OverDrive Help article. OverDrive Collection Development Specialists are available to help create recommended lists of the Penguin catalog.


Summary: OverDrive announced that more than 17,000 Penguin eBooks are now live and available for purchase in OverDrive Marketplace. Penguin’s eBooks are available for public and college libraries, including consortium, in the U.S. in the one copy/one user lending model for a one year term. Availability of the Penguin eBooks to libraries outside the U.S. is coming soon.
Publication Year:2013
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:September 26, 2013
Publisher:Overdrive
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Company: Overdrive
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/18365

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