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OverDrive Teams with BQB Publishing to Bring More Selections to Schools and Libraries
Publisher + Powerful Electronic Distribution = Increased Availability of Quality Books. Libraries & schools just got access to more great reads as Boutique of Quality Books Publishing announces collaboration w/ global electronic book distributer.
As kids come back into the nation’s classrooms carrying their laptops, smart phones, and electronic tablets, schools can prepare by using the easily downloaded electronic versions of books. Libraries also can increase their book selections quickly and cost-effectively by using the increasingly popular electronic versions of books.
Currently, thousands of libraries throughout the United States and around the world offer readers vast collections of popular eBooks and audiobooks compatible with all major eReading devices, including iPad®, Nook®, and Kindle®. With more than two-thirds of US public libraries participating in the OverDrive network, more than 87 percent of the US population has access to eBooks and audiobooks via OverDrive. Worldwide, readers checked out more than 34 million eBooks and audiobooks with OverDrive in the first half of 2012—more than double 2011’s totals.
Now schools can search the BQB offerings for eBooks geared toward their students. The online catalog can be found at http://shop.boutiqueofqualitybooks.com/
About BQB Publishing
Founded in August of 2010, BQB was created to be “the writer’s publisher,” focusing on quality writing from new authors. An independent hybrid publisher, BQB combines the quality processes of traditional publishing with hands-on author involvement to bring today’s new writers and tomorrow’s best sellers into the hands of booksellers and the reading public. To learn more about BQB, visit http://bqbpublishing.com/
OverDrive is a leading multichannel digital distributor of eBooks, digital audiobooks, music, and video. They deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for hundreds of publishers and thousands of libraries, schools, and retailers, serving millions of end users. OverDrive has been named to the EContent 100 as a company that matters most in the digital content industry. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland. Visit http://overdrive.com/