OverDrive adds bestselling Japanese eBooks for libraries and schools worldwide
Strategic alliance with MediaDo extends OverDrive network and catalog to Japan as well
OverDrive, the world’s leading digital platform for libraries and schools, today announced a strategic alliance with top Japanese publisher aggregator MediaDo. The alliance, called OverDrive Japan, will enable distribution of popular and bestselling Japanese content, including manga and adult fiction, through the OverDrive network of libraries and schools worldwide. In addition, the new venture extends the OverDrive platform and catalog of more than 1 million eBook and audiobook titles to Japanese libraries and schools…
“We are honored to join MediaDo in forming OverDrive Japan,” said Steve Potash, OverDrive’s CEO. “Japanese content has proven popular throughout the world, and we are delighted to lead the world in making it available to libraries and schools around the world, initially in the Japanese language and ultimately in English and other languages via translation.”
Checked this morning on 3 library systems but didn’t see any proof of this yet. =/
Excited for when it does though! Tadoku starts again in June, you know.