June 14, 2021

Link: Broadband Grants Give Critical Funding

A key element in libraries’ growing role in workforce development has been the expansion of broadband capacity through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP).

Link: OverDrive, 3M Demos Draw Large Librarian Crowds

Librarians were eager to get a first glimpse of 3M’s new Cloud Library ebook lending system and the promised enhancements to OverDrive’s platform-two of the most anticipated exhibits at the American Library Association’s annual conference in New Orleans.

Link: New Ebook Service Launched, Takes Its Inspiration from Freegal

Library Ideas, LLC, has launched a new ebook service for libraries that’s similar to the company’s Freegal Music product. Freading will offer 20,000 copyrighted titles from 16 publishers with a mix of frontlist and backlist titles, the company said today at the American Library Association’s annual conference in New Orleans. The publishers that have signed on […]