Gold Sponsors

Library IdeasLibrary Ideas, LLC A global digital new media company offering turn-key solutions to libraries. Our ever-growing product suite includes Freegal Music, Freading eBooks, and Rocket Languages. Our content and business models are what separate us from everyone else. Library Ideas’ solutions offer any size library the ability to serve all its patrons for an affordable and fixed annual price.
Little BitslittleBits is on a mission to empower everyone to create inventions, large and small, with our platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. Students engage in powerful STEM/STEAM learning by creating solutions to real-world problems.
RB DigitalRBdigital from Recorded Books provides electronic resources for today’s modern library. A wide range of services are available including eAudio and eBooks, digital magazines, downloadable video games, streaming movies, and digital comics and graphic novels. Resources are available in publishing, entertainment, education, language learning, career development, and for youth and teen to meet all of your patrons’ needs.


Alexander Street PressAlexander Street pairs exclusive streaming video, audio, and curated full-text with cutting-edge online tools to transform the way people research, learn, and teach in virtually every discipline. Learn more at
Bywater SolutionsByWater Solutions is a top rated, full service implementation, support, hosting, training and development company for the Koha Open Source ILS.
Cambridge University PressIn line with the commitment of Cambridge University Press to advance learning, knowledge and research worldwide, the Press currently publishes more than 300 peer–reviewed academic journals and more than 20,000 e-books for the global market. Containing the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas, Cambridge content is accessible worldwide in print and online.
Gale CengageLibraries provide people with the knowledge they need to be better at work, school, and life. For more than 60 years, Gale, a Cengage company, has partnered with libraries around the world to empower learning by providing the education-focused content and technology learners and communities need to discover new insights and develop new skills. To learn how you can empower learning with Gale, visit

InnovativeInnovative partners with thousands of libraries of all types to help them achieve success with complete library automation solutions including mobile access, digital asset management, resource sharing, discovery, and reporting tools. Innovative employs more than 400 library and technology experts, including nearly 100 degreed librarians. We stay in close contact with customers through formal development partnerships and at Innovative User Group meetings on four continents.

OverdriveThe leading digital reading platform for public and academic 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 3 million digital titles from 5,000 publishers. Featuring the industry’s highest-rated app and support for iPad®, Chromebook™, Android™, Windows® 8 and Kindle® (U.S. only).

READSquaredEnhance your reading programs and promote your library year round with READsquared. Engage your community like never before with targeted patron experience and content. Inspire participation with curated book recommendations, fun activities, literacy games, random drawings, raffles, and more! Promote your library’s brand with the many pre-packaged programs using popular themes and easily updated to reach your unique community. Built-in assessments and unparalleled reporting provide insights into your community’s unique character. 

San Jose State UniversityThe San José State University 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 iSchool’s ALA-accredited Master of Library and Information Science degree program was named Outstanding Online Program by the Online Learning Consortium. This prestigious national award recognizes the school’s commitment to delivering innovative, convenient, 100% online learning solutions for students across the globe.

Scholastic DigitalScholastic 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!

Self-eSELF-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.


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