Although many details have yet to be worked out, Bibliotheca’s fledgling ebook division has attracted some strong library talent and is aspiring to a national ebook solution for libraries.
This article has been updated to include comment from Marshall Breeding. Library technology company Bibliotheca, heretofore mostly focused on helping libraries manage their print collections through tools like RFID, is entering the ebook market in a decidedly different way: by offering a solution for libraries who want to follow the Douglas County Libraries, CO, model [...]
Douglas County Libraries unique program to actually own as many ebooks in the library’s collection as it can has begun to gain traction. Publishers participating in the project say the technological safeguards the library has in place made them comfortable allowing the library to manage digital rights.