O'Reilly Distributes DRM-Free Ebooks With OverDrive

Jun 23, 2011

OverDrive announced that booksellers, libraries, and schools in its global network will be able to access 1,500 DRM-free ebook titles from O'Reilly Media. The publisher's entire ebook catalog will be available to OverDrive's channel partners, including those in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other territories. Bestselling ebooks on computer technologies available through the distribution agreement will include iPad 2: The Missing Manual, Head First Java, and Windows 7: Up & Running. Also included are O'Reilly's "animal books," such as Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript.

O'Reilly's catalog of 1,500 ebooks features titles from popular technology writers, including David Pogue, J.D. Biersdorfer, and Robin Nixon. Bestselling series provide developers, administrators, and users with information on a wide variety of computing and programming topics. The launch of premium DRM-free ebooks in OverDrive's library channel is part of OverDrive WIN, a series of platform enhancements to streamline user experience and provide access to more content.

(www.overdrive.com, www.oreilly.com)