izneo Teams with OverDrive to Offer Digital Comic Books to Public Libraries, Schools, Colleges and Corporate Accounts in Specific Countries
More than 400 titles now available for the first time for lending through the OverDrive platform
CLEVELAND — July 13, 2016 – izneo, the leading French global platform for online comic-books announced that more than 400 titles are now available to public libraries, schools, colleges and corporate accounts in specific countries through OverDrive’s leading eBook and audiobook lending platform. This catalog includes the most famous French comic books translated in English, such as Antarès, Billy and Buddy, Blacksad, Blake & Mortimer, Blast, Djinn, Ducoboo, I.R.$, Jazz Maynard, Largo Winch, Lucky Luke, Spirou & Fantasio, The Bluecoats, Thorgal, Valerian & Laureline, XIII, Yakari and so much more. This is one of the largest collections of popular graphic novels in digital format. Soon, this catalog will include hundreds of new famous series in French.
“izneo is committed to encouraging literacy and reading by making our content available to public libraries, schools, colleges and corporate accounts for lending,” said Nicolas Lebedel, Director Sales at izneo. “We are thrilled to work with OverDrive to connect readers with authors and provide easy access to thousands of our titles in digital format.”
izneo joins 5,000 other publishers in the largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video for lending through the OverDrive network.
Izneo is a leading global platform for online comic-book. It offers readers a place for interaction, participation and discovery providing them with the most appropriate advices and the best reading experience of digital comics. Its extensive catalog includes all genres of comics, graphic novels and manga, with new releases every week. Accessible at all times on all devices (computer, tablet, mobile) izneo allows for discovery and acquisition through a variety of offers ranging from free reading to purchase through subscription. Set up in 2010 at the initiative of publishers, izneo let Fnac enter its capital in January 2016.
OverDrive is the leading digital distribution platform, supplying the industry’s largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, streaming video and periodicals to 34,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide. We support all major computers and devices, including iOS®, Android™, Chromebook™ and Kindle® (U.S. only). OverDrive delivers all digital media on a single platform, and offers innovations such as OverDrive Read, the breakthrough EPUB and HTML5 browser-based reading experience, and Read-Along eBooks. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and is owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten. For more information, visit www.overdrive.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and our blog.
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