DPLA and BiblioLabs partner to provide unprecedented statewide ebooks access | DPLA

“The Digital Public Library of America has partnered with BiblioLabs to offer libraries the ability to license a growing collection of more than 16,000 ebooks, including independent author collections and titles from a number of major publishers, using a simultaneous multi-use model that allows an unlimited number of patrons to borrow books at the same time. BiblioLabs has been a pioneer in statewide ebook projects, using innovative and sustainable lending models to help libraries scale ebook programs in new and exciting ways. The partnership will give state libraries the unprecedented ability to provide ebook collections to every resident in the state. …

DPLA’s ebook work has been supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. SimplyE, the open e-reading platform, was developed by The New York Public Library. To learn more about Open Bookshelf, SimplyE and other DPLA ebooks offerings, visit ebooks.dp.la….”