3M Cloud Library Enters eBook Pilot with Simon & Schuster and New York Libraries

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3M Cloud Library Enters eBook Pilot with Simon & Schuster and New York Libraries

3M continues leadership in bringing eBooks to public libraries

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending Service will bring Simon & Schuster eBooks to readers in a new pilot program at the New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library. The program will make all Simon & Schuster eBooks available to the library for purchase, including new titles.


"These pilot programs are a first step for publishers to engage in the library eBook market," said Tom Mercer, marketing manger, 3M Cloud Library. "Through collaborations with publishers, 3M has been able to help expand the overall market, bringing more digital titles to libraries."

Since its launch in 2011, the 3M Cloud Library has participated in successful pilot programs with a number of top publishers, coordinating mutually beneficial relationships between publishers and libraries. This history includes a past program with the New York Public Library system, one of the largest libraries in the United States.

For more information about the 3M Cloud Library eLending system, visit 3M.com/Cloud.

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About 3M Library Systems
The global leader in library innovation for more than 40 years, 3M is committed to helping libraries connect with the diverse and rapidly evolving communities they serve. 3M's eBook lending, security, and productivity solutions give librarians the flexibility to spend more time doing what they do best - helping people. Visit www.3M.com/us/library and follow us on Twitter (@3MLibrary) and Facebook.

About 3M
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs about 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter.



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