Integrating Ebooks

Integrating Ebooks

Kelley, Michael. Library Journal; 4/15/2012, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p46-47.

The article discusses developments in the software that supports library ebook lending. It notes librarians are seeking programs that keep users within a library's own website and allow them to navigate readily to ebook resources. It notes many ebook distributors are collaborating with designers of integrated library systems (ILS) to meet this need, for example, a platform available as of April 2012 developed by conglomerate 3M and ILS company Polaris Library Systems.