PBS Programs to be Made Available For Download at Libraries

Oct 05, 2007


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Libraries will soon be able to lend programming from PBS as downloads. A recently signed distribution deal between PBS and OverDrive will allow libraries to select from more than 300 PBS programs, including episodes from the series American Experience and Frontline to add to their online collections starting later this year. OverDrive is a provider of download media to libraries with 75,000 audio book, eBook, music, and video titles serving more than 5,000 library partners worldwide. Libraries can select the PBS titles from OverDrive to lend via download from their websites.

(www.pbs.org, www.overdrive.com)