Overdriveblogs.com writes that after a successful recent beta-testing period, starting today the company is rolling out a DRM-free ebook option to all libraries. Here’s a list of some of the publishers who are participating (although territory issues may impact availability in some cases):

  • AMG
  • Bold Strokes Books
  • Books to Go Now
  • Carina Press
  • Gideon Informatics
  • Joe Konrath
  • KBS
  • Microsoft Press
  • O’Reilly Media
  • Rock Nook
  • Romance Divine LLC
  • Rosenfeld Media
  • Sher Music
  • Simonelli Editore
  • TidBITS
  • University Press of Colorado
  • Wildside Press

More from the blog post: “All DRM-free eBooks are available under the one-copy/one-user model, which means you can add a copy to your collection and one user at a time can borrow the title from the library. Just like all other OverDrive-supplied content, the titles will be borrowed for a set amount of time and when that lending period is up, another user can check out the title.”

Update: Here’s an audio interview that Sue Polanka did with Dan Stasiewski, the PR manager at OverDrive and the author of the above-linked post.

Via INFOdocket.

(Photo: Paul Stainthorp)


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