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Impelsys, a global leader in providing electronic content delivery solutions, today announced the commercial launch of a new title acquisitions system for libraries that enables library staff to order eBooks for their collections directly from participating publishers.

Impelsys' new eBook Ordering System was developed in partnership with Douglas County Libraries (DCL), a seven-branch public library system in Douglas County, Colorado. The eBook acquisition dashboard was beta tested by DCL's professional staff and system modifications were made prior to commercial launch this week.

This morning, Smashwords launched Library Direct, a new service that allows libraries and library networks to acquire and establish large opening collections of ebooks direct from Smashwords. Commitments have been with three library systems so far, with each acquiring some variation of Smashwords’ top 10,000 best-selling titles. The three library systems involved in today’s announcement are Douglas County Libraries in Colorado; [...]

Please consider attending this LJ webinar highlighting the Douglas County Libraries eBook program. Register for free online. SPONSORED BY: Library Journal EVENT DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 3:00-4:00 PM EST/12:00 -1:00 PM PST Ebooks: A New Paradigm in Douglas County, or a New Twist on the Past? The staff at the Douglas County [...]

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