May 16, 2022

Mobile Access to Library E-Books Comes to Four European Countries

From Publisher Perspectives:

Library service provider DiViBib has released a new free Apple iOS app that will give readers access to a 2,000-title mobile library of German books.

According to the Börsenblatt, users who download the free Onleihe app from the iTunes Store will have access to the e-book collections of more than 200 libraries in Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland. Once the lending period comes to an end, the user’s license expires and the title then automatically becomes available for the next download.

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Here are a couple of screen caps from the app along with a mechanical translation of its App Store description.

Note: According to the App Store info page this app first became available sometime in March.

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