Impelsys Enters Library Ebook Market, Joining OverDrive and 3M

“Ebook distributor Impelsys is entering the library ebook market with its new eBook Ordering System, joining OverDrive and 3M in a small but growing market. The new technology was developed with the help of the Douglas County Libraries in Colo. Ebooks in libraries is a contentious issues in the industry. Librarians are keen to stock their digital shelves economically. Most U.S. publishers cooperate by selling their ebooks to libraries through OverDrive and 3M; some of the largest, however, do not sell ebooks to libraries at all or sell them at an inflated price compared to what consumers pay.”

via Digital Book World

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