Macmillan expands its eBook catalog to U.S. and Canadian schools
More than 12,000 eBook titles now available for K-12 through the OverDrive platform
OverDrive, the leading global platform for eBook lending in schools and libraries, announced today that Macmillan’s entire eBook catalog is now available for schools in the United States and Canada. Macmillan previously offered 640 eBooks to schools in the U.S. and Canada in a pilot program with OverDrive, and is now opening their 12,000-title catalog.
The catalog includes popular titles such as Night by Elie Wiesel, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly, The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson, The Natural by Bernard Malamud, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah, The American Presidents Series, and many more.
“Macmillan offers a wide collection of children’s and young-adult eBooks perfect for the K-12 audience,” said Karen Estrovich, Director of Collection Development at OverDrive. “We are thrilled that our U.S. and Canadian school partners will now have access to these titles, which are highly popular and often requested.”
Macmillan joins major publishers such as Random House, HarperCollins, and Hachette in the largest catalog of eBooks and digital textbooks for lending to K-12 institutions through OverDrive. Macmillan titles are offered to schools on a 12-month lease, with no circulation limit, at $15 USD and $17 CAD. Titles are offered on a one copy/one user lending model.