January 20, 2022

International Expansion: OverDrive Signs Publications Import License Agreement in China

From OD’s Digital Library Blog:

[Recently] OverDrive signed an E-Publications Import License Agreement with the China National Publications Import & Export Corporation (CNPIEC).

With this agreement in place, OverDrive can now take steps towards making OverDrive’s catalog of digital content available in China to libraries and retailers.


CNPIEC is the largest importer of publications in China with domestic customers of over 10,000 libraries and institutions


OverDrive will be working with Chinese libraries, schools, universities and retailers in China to establish digital library lending platforms, and provide the best services and content catalog.

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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.