The media has recently shined a light on privacy and security issues related to the use of Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) by many libraries' ebook platforms. We are all familiar with the recent news of spying and potential constitutional violations by the NSA. But perhaps the last thing we expect when we read a library ebook is that someone is watching our reading behavior and perhaps using that information.
Biblioboard is an ebook lending platform for libraries. Compared to Netflix by USA Today, the platform gives users instant access to library ebooks via web and mobile channels, enabling libraries to compete in an increasingly digital world. CEO Andrew Roskill describes below what sets BiblioBoard apart from other digital library solutions and how libraries and publishers alike can benefit.