December 15, 2017

eBooks: Bilbary Announces New Deals with HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and Wiley

From a Bilbary News Release:

Bilbary announced today new partnerships with the first three of seven of the top publishing houses in the industry: HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Inc. and Wiley.
Bilbary will carry all e-books offered by these publishers and their subsidiaries which includes 40,000 titles, raising the total number of titles in the library to more than 375,000.
Tim Coates, founder of Bilbary, said to expect more deals in the coming weeks that will increase the number of titles in Bilbary’s library to more than 450,000.

The company is also working with The State Library of Kansas to establish the first subsidized lending program of e-books in the U.S. public library service and currently offers its patrons the ability to conveniently purchase e-books from Bilbary.com. When consumers purchase e-books through The State Library of Kansas, all commissions are reinvested into Bilbary for developmental purposes to further grow services offered to library patrons.

Bilbary offers a technology-agnostic service enabling readers to download e-books onto their computer, phone, tablet, or e-reader regardless of OS and is compatible with a wide-range of Apple, PC and NOOKdevices. The service has two platforms: one of which is cloud-based ensuring accessibility as long as an internet connection is present, and the other offers a download of titles to e-reading devices.

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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