January 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

SLJ’s School Ebook Market Directory

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How Two Schools are Riding
the Transition to Ebooks

Ebook providers offer different selections of titles with varying terms. Which ones will best meet your school’s needs and budget? School Library Journal’s snapshot of 19 ebook vendors outlines the suppliers’ range of offerings, terms of use, and pricing options.

Do you want to buy your ebooks outright, or lease them? What kinds of discounts are available? Can students download e-content onto their personal devices or read offline?

This guide is intended to help librarians choose the vendors that are right for their schools. [This guide was updated on September 6 to correct an error in the entry for Rosen Publishing, and again on September 9 to add an entry from EBSCO.]

This article was published in School Library Journal's September 2013 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.