EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading provider of resources for libraries including EBSCONET®, EBSCO’s total e-resource management system, and EBSCOhost®, the premier for-fee online research service. EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), which provides indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service. EBSCO provides more than 375 research databases and nearly 450,000 e-books plus subscription management services for more than 360,000 unique titles including more than 57,000 online titles. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO is a division of EBSCO Industries, Inc.
Create your Virtual Branch! OverDrive enables you to offer bestselling eBooks, audiobooks, music and video from your library’s website. More than 30,000 libraries and schools worldwide rely on OverDrive and our catalog of 2 million digital titles available from 5,000 publishers. Featuring support for iPad®, Chromebook™, Android™ and Kindle®. http://company.overdrive.com/
Baker & Taylor Inc. is the world’s largest distributor of books, digital content and entertainment products. The company leverages its unsurpassed worldwide distribution network to deliver rich content in multiple formats, anytime and anywhere. Baker & Taylor offers cutting-edge digital media services and innovative technology platforms to thousands of publishers, libraries and retailers worldwide.
Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, eBooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.
Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world’s information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in libraries, schools and online. Best known for the accuracy and convenience of its data, Gale addresses information needs in a variety of formats. For more information, visit www.gale.cengage.com, www.facebook.com/galecengage and follow us on Twitter, www.twitter.com/cengagegale.
Library Ideas, LLC, a global media company focused on libraries. Our signature products include: Freading eBooks, an easy to use eBook service, Freegal Music streaming 7.5 millions tracks from Sony Music and nearly 30,000 independent labels, and Rocket Languages providing interactive learning for different 12 languages.
RBdigital from Recorded Books provides electronic resources for today’s modern library. Our databases meet your patrons’ needs and simplify your life. A wide range of services are available including products in publishing, career development, fitness & health, entertainment, educational resources, news & reference, language resources and for youth & teens.
Britannica Digital Learning provides reliable, high-quality products and solutions for educators and students in grades PreK-12. Widely recognized as the ultimate reliable source for fast facts or deep research, Britannica also offers supplemental curriculum resources for language arts, science, social studies, and math, all accessible in the classroom, from the library, or at home.
With products that meet state, provincial, and Common Core standards, school librarians are able to help integrate our products into the classroom or library and provide real-world applications that make learning relevant and enjoyable. By using Britannica products, you can be confident that you are getting the most rigorously edited, accurate, up-to-date, and engaging material available.
Capstone is approaching its 25th anniversary creating books and digital resources that kids love and librarians trust. For example, our innovative Capstone Interactive eBooks are designed expressly for the unique needs of school libraries with affordable, one-time fees, simultaneous usage, and a robust selection of over 3,400 titles, all supported by audio recorded by professional voice-over artists. We are the home of PebbleGo, the K-3 research database named SLJ readers’ “almost unanimous” favorite and will soon deliver the next step in research for grades 3-6, PebbleGo Next. Learn more at CapstonePub.com.
From everyday supplies to library spaces to programming and technology, our unique family of brands provides the solutions you need to create innovative environments! Demco is your resource for library furniture, equipment, supplies and solutions. Upstart and Edupress include Reading Enrichment products like our Very Ready Reading Program and award-winning Froggy Phonics game, as well as, reading incentives and teaching resources to help promote a love of books and the library. Evanced enhances library services with software for event planning, room reservations and summer reading programs. Demco Interiors creates beautiful, fully functional spaces, helping with a range of services and unique products.
Innovative is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers the broadest and most complete portfolio of library automation products on the market today. Innovative’s flagship library services platform, Sierra, is the most rapidly adopted product in library automation history. The company’s versatile and market-leading solutions also include the Polaris and Millennium Integrated Library Systems, the Encore discovery solution, the Decision Center collection management tool, the SkyRiver cataloging service, and INN-Reach resource sharing. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in over 50 countries and has offices around the world. www.iii.com
Junior Library Guild, a collection development service for public and school libraries, has been helping librarians bring award-winning books to their shelves for more than eighty years. Season after season, year after year, Junior Library Guild book selections go on to win awards, collect starred or favorable reviews, and earn industry honors. Over 20,000 of your colleagues trust JLG as their collection development resource for children’s and young adult titles. Visit juniorlibraryguild.com for more information.
LYRASIS, a non-profit membership organization, partners with member libraries, archives and museums to create, access and manage information with an emphasis on digital content, while building and sustaining collaboration, enhancing operations and technology, and increasing buying power. Our LYRASIS Digital focus on creating, acquiring, accessing, managing and sharing digital content includes ArchivesSpace Hosting, CollectionSpace Services, Digital Technology Services, the Digitization Collaborative, Easy DDA and many more eResources, Preservation, Repository Services and related Training and Consulting. For more information, please visit www.lyrasis.org.
Mango Languages creates lovable language-learning experiences for libraries, schools, corporations, government agencies, and individuals. Mango’s software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here. You’ll learn to speak new languages and meet new cultures through authentic experiences: like overhearing a conversation between native speakers, watching a suspense-ridden action flick, or singing along with a romantic pop song. So, enjoy the journey with lovable language learning from Mango Languages.
ProQuest® connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company’s products are a gateway to the world’s knowledge including dissertations, governmental and cultural archives, news, historical collections, and ebooks. ProQuest technologies serve users across the critical points in research, helping them discover, access, share, create, and manage information. The company’s cloud-based technologies offer flexible solutions for librarians, students, and researchers through the ProQuest®, Bowker®, Dialog®, EBL® ebrary®, and Serials Solutions® businesses – and notable research tools such as the Summon® discovery service, RefWorks Flow™, Pivot™, and Intota®, a new library services platform. www.proquest.com
Award-winning K-12 nonfiction educational publisher offers eBooks, Interactive eBooks, apps, games, and online databases. iPad and smartphone compatible resources support Common Core learning standards as well as 1:1 laptop initiatives, blended and personalized learning, digital literacy and digital citizenship, financial literacy, STEM, reading and language arts, and bullying prevention. Groundbreaking new Interactive eBooks with digital content creation tools provide a safe digital environment to explore and create. Learn more about how we help students be college-prepared and career ready at rosendigital.com.
Scholastic Library Publishing is the leading publisher of children’s nonfiction digital content including TrueFlix™ and FreedomFlix – two innovative e-book resources. TrueFlix is the best digital science and social studies resource for students in grades 3-6. FreedomFlix is the definitive U.S. history digital resource for students in grades 4 and up by capturing the dramatic and defining moments in American history – a revolutionary resource for learning history through language arts!
The award-winning StarWalk Kids Media collection includes 525 enhanced K–8 eBooks from iconic authors such as Seymour Simon, Johanna Hurwitz, Pat Mora, Bernard Waber, Jane Yolen. For a surprisingly affordable annual subscription price, Schools and Libraries access professionally narrated, high-quality mentor texts that allow multiple-user access, work on any device.
Total BooX is a new library vendor with a new business model for ebooks. Patrons get instant access to thousands of ebooks from reputable publishers, including Workman, Open Road Media, and Elsevier, with no waiting lines, holds, or expirations. Libraries save by paying only for pages their patrons actually read, while remaining in full control of their ebook budgets.