January 25, 2022

W.W. Norton Is Making Their Entire Catalog of Trade and Professional E-Books Available For Library Lending

From W.W. Norton:

W. W. Norton & Company will make its entire catalog of Trade and Professional e-books available to readers through lending libraries, it was announced today.

E-books available will include both frontlist and backlist titles published by Norton, The Countryman Press, Liveright Publishing Corporation, and Norton’s affiliated publishers: Albatross Publishing, C.I.R.C., Fantagraphics Books, George Braziller, Inc., New Directions Publishing, Odyssey Books, Guides and Maps, The Overlook Press, Peace Hill Press, Pegasus Books, Persea Books, Pushcart Press, Thames & Hudson, Tin House Books, and The Quantuck Lane Press. The collection represents a rich trove of titles both classic and new, and will include future e-books as they are published.


Norton’s announcement follows the completion of agreements with three vendors, Baker & Taylor, OverDrive, and 3M, who will distribute the e-books to the libraries. Norton’s and its affiliates’ books are expected to become available through libraries later this summer.

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.