Ingram will now offer Random House US titles to libraries via its MyiLibrary platform. More that 36,000 titles will be added beginning in February and will be from both the frontlist and the backlist. According to the press release, imprints will include Beacon Press, National Geographic Books, North Atlantic Books, Quirk Books, Smithsonian Books, Soho Press, Wizards of the Coast, and others.
According to Ingram, MyiLibrary provides purchasing options from single titles to genre-specific subject collections. “Libraries are continuing to adapt their collections and adjust their mix of print and digital content to meet the changing needs of patrons,” said Dan Sheehan, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Content Group library services. “Libraries that work with Ingram have access to the broadest and most comprehensive selection of content with immediate access to more than 11 million print, digital, and audio titles. We are pleased to add Random House titles to our MyiLibrary collection for more readers worldwide to enjoy.”
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