DK, HarperCollins Publishers and Penguin Random House Bring E-Books to Libraries Through Ingram's Ex30-Jan-2015
Nashville, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced the expansion of titles available to libraries and their patrons through its MyiLibrary® e-book platform, offered through Ingram's Coutts Information Services Inc., with the addition of a wide range of bestselling content from leading publishers.
New content will include bestselling frontlist and backlist titles from Penguin Random House and its authors, including John Green, W.E.B. Griffin, Liane Moriarty, Nora Roberts and Stuart Woods. Popular and bestselling titles from HarperCollins Publishers and its authors will include titles from Meg Cabot, Neil Gaiman, Faye Kellerman, Daniel Silva and Lemony Snicket and will also include classic titles from author Beverly Cleary and others. Titles from DK and DK imprints will include a wide range of Idiots Guide's® titles, DK Readers and Rough Guides travel and reference guidebooks. New titles from each publisher are expected to be available on the MyiLibrary platform in the second quarter 2015.
"At Ingram, we continue to invest in and grow our library services to help libraries succeed in meeting patron demand for books," said Dan Sheehan, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Content Group library services. "We are pleased to collaborate with leaders in the publishing industry to expand our e-book collection by adding tens of thousands of new titles to Ingram’s MyiLibrary platform."
Ingram's MyiLibrary platform is an easy-to-use, comprehensive online e-content solution for libraries that provides a single source for content hosting, archiving, discovery, access and purchasing. Thousands of academic, professional and public libraries around the world have integrated the platform into daily lending activities, and have access to hundreds of thousands of titles that cover all major disciplines. Ingram's MyiLibrary platform is currently in use by libraries in 57 countries around the world spanning six continents. Through the platform, library patrons can read content online, or download to a smartphone, tablet or computer.
Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.