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EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 8,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 700,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.


The leading digital content solution for libraries and schools. OverDrive enables you to lend bestselling eBooks, audiobooks, streaming video and periodicals from your library or school website. More than 34,000 libraries and schools worldwide rely on OverDrive and our catalog of nearly 3 million digital titles available from 5,000 publishers. Featuring the industry’s highest-rated app and support for iPad®, Chromebook™, Android™, Windows® 8 and Kindle® (U.S. only).

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Baker and TaylorBaker & 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.


FolletFollett helps educators prepare students for future success, do more with less, meet rigorous standards, and adapt to new technologies. With integrated solutions that combine content discovery, access, and delivery with best-in-class management and instructional systems, we empower educators to lay the strongest possible foundation for student learning. With our expert support, educators can evaluate, acquire, manage, and leverage all resources from the broadest range of content providers.


Library Ideas Library Ideas, LLC is a global media company focused on libraries, based in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. The company offers The Freegal Music Service, Freegal Movie Service, The Freading eBook Service and Rocket Languages as part of its developing product suite.

Library Ideas was founded in 2008 by a group of publishing executives with decades of experience serving the needs of libraries. We are privately held. As a company, we distribute e-content, design and build our own products, and directly handle customer service for our institutional customers.


RB DigitalRBdigital from Recorded Books provides electronic resources for your modern library with OneClickdigital downloadable audiobooks. Other services include customizable online legal documents, Web-based test-preparation services, online continuing education courses, world language learning, American Sign Language resources, streaming music, and full digital magazines.

RBdigital–Electronic Resources for Today’s Modern Library



Alexander Street PressAlexander Street pairs exclusive content with the latest technology to deliver customizable digital products and services to libraries and their patrons worldwide. Through partnerships with thousands of the world’s leading content providers, Alexander Street provides high-quality video, audio, and text resources with cutting-edge online tools to transform the way people research, learn, and teach in dozens of disciplines. Learn more at


Bean StackBeanstack is a customized service designed to engage families with young readers and to facilitate your library’s summer reading program. It helps engage local families by providing personalized recommendations, tools for earning incentives, and content curated by librarians. 43% of Beanstack users do not have a library card when signing up. The flagship summer reading client experienced a 25% increase in registrations and completions. Clients range from large, regional systems to smaller, single location libraries including Brooklyn Public Library, Calgary Public Library, Kent District Library, and Salem-South Lyon District Library.


DemcoFrom 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.


IngramWith the largest inventory in the book industry, Ingram delivers innovative systems, expertise, and precise assistance in developing and maintaining your library’s collection. We offer the broadest inventory of content, as well as videos, games, and music CDs. Ingram has the industry’s highest fill rates, a wealth of collection development services, opening day collections, specialized lists, and comprehensive standing order programs.


PlayawayPlayaway pre-loaded products make it simple to deliver a world of digital content on secure, pre-loaded devices. Designed for multi-user circulation environments, Playaway pre-loaded products offer everyone equal access to audiobooks, eBooks, videos, interactive learning tools, and apps regardless of connectivity, geography, or technical capability. Playaway, Playaway View, Playaway Bookpacks, Playaway Lock and Playaway Launchpad feature custom-curated content from the industry’s top publishers and app providers. They are currently circulated in 40,000 schools, libraries, and military installations worldwide.


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®, and ProQuest Ebook Central – and notable research tools such as the Summon® discovery service, RefWorks Flow™, Pivot™, and Intota®, a new library services platform.


San Jose State UniversityThe San José State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool) prepares individuals for careers as information professionals. Graduates work in diverse areas of the information profession, such as user experience design, digital asset management, information architecture, electronic records management, information governance, digital preservation, and librarianship. The SJSU School of Information is a recognized leader in online education and received the Online Learning Consortium’s Outstanding Online Program award. Find out more about the iSchool’s award-winning online educational programs at


ScholasticScholastic Digital products offer a variety of easy-to-navigate resources with hundreds of thousands of credible, accurate, reliable texts, ebooks, and multimedia to meet almost every research and literacy need.  Unlimited access for an unlimited amount of users – from most platforms and devices – enables all users to easily find the information or experience they’re seeking. From beginning readers with word highlighting to informational texts for researchers of all ages to lesson plans and literacy development tools – Scholastic Digital products offer high-quality resources for every parent, teacher, child, ELL reader, or life-long learner.through language arts!


SelfeSELF-e is an innovative collaboration between Library Journal and BiblioBoard® that enables authors and libraries to work together to expose notable indie ebooks to voracious readers looking to discover something new. In a little over a year, it has become an important part of the community engagement strategy for numerous public libraries. SELF-e solves the problem of getting local ebook content into your library catalog and ensures your best authors are recognized by LJ Curators in the SELF-e Select product available nationwide.


Video BlocksVideoBlocks/EDU provides colleges and universities with unlimited access to over $10 million work of stock footage, audio content, After Effects templates and motion backgrounds.  With our Digital Backpack, professors, students, and media designers can download unlimited amounts of 100% copyright-safe and royalty-free content. VideoBlocks fully-indexed content libraries save end users time in finding the right content for their digital projects while providing peace of mind that VideoBlocks’ content can be ethically incorporated in any academic, personal, and commercial use.





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