January 23, 2022

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 […]

State Library of Kansas Partnering With Bilbary For eBook Sales to Users

From Publisher’s Weekly: The state library of Kansas this week said that it will partner with upstart e-bookseller Bilbary to facilitate patrons wishing to buy e-books. State librarian Jo Budler told PW that the library would soon add a link to Bilbary on its Web site as an option for patrons, and while the library […]

E-Books: Bilbary Partnering With Libraries in the U.S. and U.K.

From The Telegraph: Tim Coates, whose ebook store Bilbary was announced earlier this week, said that the difference in costs between selling a physical book and an ebook meant that digital versions should be much cheaper. [Clip] Mainstream publishers “don’t want to do renting at the moment”, Coates said but he said he expected that […]

eBooks: Bilbary Goes Live For U.S. Users, More than 340,000 Titles Currently Available For Purchase

From Publisher’s Weekly: Bilbary.com, the international e-bookstore launched by former Waterstones head Tom Coates, went live with a beta test this morning with 340,000 titles from about 2,300 publishers. Coates told PW he expects to add approximately 100,000 titles from agency publishers in the next two to three weeks. By the end of April the […]