Take Control of your Digital Collections

Driven by our pursuit for maximize usage of knowledge, State Library gives libraries greater control over the acquisition and delivery of ebooks and audiobooks and makes more diverse ebooks readily available to libraries along with their patrons while advocating for the requirements libraries inside the marketplace. State Library's ebook effort is held by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. .

The State Library Exchange is the only real e-content marketplace built by libraries, for libraries. State Library Exchange member libraries can acquire a wide range of open and licensed ebooks and audiobooks on the ideal terms.

With the help of our Curation Corps of volunteer librarians, State Library has established an accumulation of a lot more than millions free ebooks available for fast download. We also support Open Ebooks, a program that delivers free admission to ebooks for children in low-income communities.

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State Library is proud to aid lead the growing community of libraries using SimplyE as well as the Library Simplified open-source software, developed and hosted by The New York Public Library.

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Jumpstart your digital collection with our free Open Bookshelf titles. Choose from many freely available items including classics, contemporary fiction, nonfiction, children's books, and textbooks, all reviewed by our Curation Corps of librarians. The State Library Exchange is surely an e-content acquisitions platform that actually works seamlessly with SimplyE. State Library will help libraries customize diverse collections beyond the bestsellers, including non-English titles. Member libraries also take advantage of State Library's ongoing publisher negotiations for first time , better licensing terms.

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State Library is another publisher. We've introduced original, easy-to-read ebook versions of important government documents, including our award-winning ebook versions in the Mueller Report and The Impeachment Papers. State Library has partnered with BiblioLabs to present libraries usage of an increasing variety of many titles, including independent author collections and content from major publishers. Our simultaneous multi-user model allows a limitless amount of number of patrons to loan books at the exact same time.