3M Cloud Library eBook Lending Service



After several months of beta testing, 3M has launched the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending Service. It is available to patrons at beta locations across the USA and will be available at ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim to share the Cloud Library system with those beyond the beta sites and early adopters. The ebook solution includes a comprehensive subscription for both digital content and in-library hardware, along with apps for borrowing and reading. Patrons can browse the digital bookshelf and select, check out, and read ebooks via the internet or by using 3M Discovery Terminal download stations in their library. The ebooks are compatible with PCs, Macs, iPads, Nooks, Androids, and 3M eReaders. Titles from publishers that include Random House and IPG will be distributed via the 3M Cloud Library.