The 3M Cloud Library is quickly becoming the second largest player in companies that do business with libraries. The company facilitates the entire digital distribution system, so libraries can easily purchase and loan out ebooks to their patrons. Recently, 3M has expanded on its relationship with Penguin to include all of its titles in their repository. Today, the 3M Cloud Library has signed new deals with Random House Mondadori, which will add to the service’s collection of Spanish titles, as well as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, including its strong list of children’s content.
“Our new catalog acquisition tool will provide librarians a great new buying experience,” said Matt Tempelis, global business manager, 3M Cloud Library. “With features for refined search, easy shopping, and quick purchase, our customers will be very pleased to see that this tool reflects their direct feedback.”
“Expanding our partnerships with publishers is part of our continuing effort to improve our ebook lending system,” said Tempelis. “The London Book Fair is a great opportunity to build those relationships and increase the availability of international content in the 3M Cloud Library.”
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.