Denver, CO, September 8, 2016 – ODILO, a global leader in the eBook industry, is excited to provide customized eBook solutions for consortia, regional networks, and state-wide library agencies so they can manage their own eContent marketplace and easily share titles among member libraries. Groups of any size can harness the collective buying power of a group while successfully meeting individual library and patron needs.
OdiloConsortia is a single shared platform that provides greater cooperation and collaboration between libraries through resource sharing. OdiloFlex allows individual libraries (who are using the same platform shared by the consortia) to purchase popular titles or additional copies exclusively for their patrons. OdiloJoin is a network of Odilo digital libraries linked together to share any type of eContent, and patrons have priority access to content purchased by their home library.
“In working closely with libraries, it is clear there are not a lot of affordable or flexible options available for library consortia or any group of libraries that wish to band together,” states Mark Eaton, Director of Sales for ODILO. “Groups of all sizes really want to be in total control of their content and budget, and this is where ODILO helps the most.”
ODILO products and services allow libraries to better manage digital content, integrate a mix of content sources (including local and self-published), and distribute titles to patrons in mere seconds; three clicks and they are enjoying a book. With their strong international presence, especially in Spain and Latin America, high quality English and Spanish titles are an essential piece of the ODILO lending catalog which features over one million titles from over 2,000 publishers.
To help consortia and library groups stretch their budgets further, ODILO offers various lending models, including one-copy/one-user, Pay-per-Use, simultaneous access, and/or subscription. Allowing libraries to choose which lending models works best for their budgets, offers ODILO customers the opportunity to use their savings for other essential library needs.
ODILO is a privately held Spanish and USA based company dedicated to developing the most innovative and creative solutions for libraries. With millions of end-users worldwide, ODILO offers a comprehensive product suite for the discovery, management, and distribution of library print and digital materials. Currently used in 43 countries, ODILO defines and designs efficient, user-friendly solutions, serving the needs of public, private, university, school, and special interest libraries, along with travel and hospitality industries. ODILO is headquartered in Madrid, Spain, with offices in Cartagena, Spain; Denver, Colorado; Mexico City, Mexico; and New York, New York. To learn more, visit www.odilo.us.
Katie Klossner, Director of Marketing & Communications