June 28, 2012

New York City Public Library’s New Collection: Penguin’s E-Books

Penguin Group and electronic-book distributor 3M have made a deal with two New York City public library systems that will return Penguin e-books to library shelves for a one-year pilot.

If successful at the New York Public Library and the Brooklyn Public Library—two of the country’s largest library systems—Penguin said it could offer similar deals to libraries across the U.S., including school and university libraries. And the deal could prompt other major publishers that currently don’t sell e-books to libraries to soften their stances, said Matt Tempelis, global business manager for the 3M Cloud Library.

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