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Cloud Library Academic, Public, School, Special

IHLS SHARE members are eligible to participate in this consortium thanks to the eRead Illinois grant provided by the Illinois State Library in 2013. The collection currently holds over 25,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks and continues to grow through collaborative collection development. Libraries are welcome to sign up at any time.

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Contact:
Lesley Zavediuk, SHARE Circulation & Resource Sharing Specialist

OneClickdigital by Recorded Books Public

One Click Digital is an eAudiobook database that is now available to SHARE member libraries at a special IHLS price. Current and future Zinio members are not be required to pay a platform fee for One Click Digital.  Libraries who choose to participate in One Click Digital, but not Zinio, will pay a platform fee based on their circulation. Regarding the collection, there are "basic" titles that are included and libraries in this consortium have the option of purchasing additional titles.

Additional Information:

Contact:
Lesley Zavediuk, SHARE Circulation & Resource Sharing Specialist

Wowbrary Academic, Public, School, Special

Wowbrary is an email newsletter program that automatically sends your patrons a weekly newsletter, letting them know what's new at your library—new books, new dvds, new ebooks, etc.  You can ask patrons to sign up for the email newsletter, or mass enroll your patrons with email addresses.  The Wowbrary software pulls information about your library's new items from Polaris.

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Contact:
Jeff Levinsky

Zinio for Libraries by Recorded Books Public

Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest library newsstand, brings the very best in magazine publishing to thousands of libraries worldwide. SHARE member libraries that join will be able to take advantage of our shared magazine subscriptions featuring over 80 popular titles. Digital magazines through Zinio provide multi-access use, no holds, no checkout periods, and not limits to the number of magazines a patron can borrow.

Additional Information:

Contact:
Lesley Zavediuk, SHARE Circulation & Resource Sharing Specialist

Zinio for Libraries School Edition by Recorded Books School

Recorded Books is now providing a shared Zinio collection option for school libraries within IHLS/SHARE. Participating libraries receive access to a shared collection of 25 popular magazine titles at one low annual cost. Digital magazines through Zinio provide multi-access use, no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits to the number of magazines a patron can borrow.

Additional Information:

Contact:

Lesley Zavediuk, SHARE Circulation & Resource Sharing Specialist