Colorado-Based Ciber Will Provide Software for Mobile Version of Dutch National Library’s E-Books Platform
The Dutch National Library (Bibliotheek.nl) [has] selected Ciber for its new e-books platform for all libraries in the Netherlands.
In the agreement, Ciber will setup and maintain the mobile application software for an extensive digital library, making library volumes accessible to a larger audience through the use of Ciber’s e-books platform. According to the terms of the agreement, Ciber will also maintain security of all electronic files, while Bibliotheek.nl is responsible for the management of the library infrastructure, purchasing e-books for libraries, adding e-book titles into the catalog and maintaining user memberships.
The initiative will enable library members to borrow and read e-books on tablets, smartphones, e-readers and computers starting with an initial collection of 2,000 e-book titles in fourth quarter 2013.
Ciber Inc. is an IT consulting firm based in Greenwood, Village Colorado. The company is publicly traded on the NYSE.
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