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[Press Release]
Penguin Group to Distribute eBooks to Public Libraries via Axis 360
– Thousands of digital titles, including DK Publishing material, to be available following successful test program –
Baker & Taylor, the world’s largest distributor of digital and physical books and entertainment products, today announced that Penguin Group (USA) LLC’s ebooks are available to all public libraries and consortia using the Axis 360 digital media platform.
In Fall 2012, two Axis 360 libraries participated in a test program circulating select Penguin Group ebooks to patrons. As a result of the successful partnering with the Los Angeles Public Library and Cuyahoga County Public Library, Penguin is now making its full ebook catalog, including DK titles, available to all public libraries using Axis 360.
“We want to give our sincere thanks to the Los Angeles Public Library and the Cuyahoga County Public Library for participating in the test, whose outcome is that all public libraries will now be able to have access to high-demand content from Penguin Group,” said George Coe, President of Baker & Taylor’s Library & Education division. “It speaks to Penguin trusting Baker & Taylor. And it’s an expression of Baker & Taylor’s long-standing …read more

Via: Digital Book World