Originally published: June 21, 2012
Last updated: June 21, 2012 - 3:07pm
Penguin, which removed all of its e-books from libraries and ended its relationship with digital library distributor OverDrive in February, is tiptoeing back into the digital lending waters again.
In a one-year pilot program with OverDrive competitor 3M, beginning in August, Penguin will make e-books available to the New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library. If that program goes well, Penguin will open up its e-books to libraries across the country. 3M doesn’t currently support Amazon’s Kindle, the most popular e-reader in the country.
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