Penguin eBooks Are Now Available For Libraries Through OverDrive

Screen Shot 2013-09-25 at 11.42.38 AMPenguin eBooks are now available for purchase through the OverDrive Marketplace. Libraries can purchase Penguin digital books through OverDrive in the U.S. in order to lend them at their libraries.

The service allows libraries to purchase copies that participate in the one copy/one user lending model for a one year term. The Penguin library includes 17,000 titles. Authors include: Tom Clancy, Lee Child, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Ken Follett, Junot Diaz, Khaled Hosseini, Maya Banks, Harlen Coben, and W.E. B. Griffin. Here is more about how it from the OverDrive blog:

Individual public libraries and consortia can shop the Penguin eBook catalog now on the Marketplace homepage (if catalogs are merged), or the ‘Metered Access’ section in OverDrive Marketplace.  You can also search for the content in Advanced Search under Publisher Account: Penguin Group (USA).

Penguin eBooks will be available to libraries outside the U.S. soon.