Educators On the Open eBooks App: Needs Work | School Library Journal
"Open eBooks, an e-reader app that makes thousands of books available to children in need for free, launched on February 24. President Obama announced the nongovernmental effort in support of the ConnectED Initiative. The initiative’s partners—Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), First Book, The New York Public Library, and digital books distributor Baker & Taylor—received financial support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and content from publishers Bloomsbury, Candlewick, Cricket Media, Hachette, HarperCollins, Lee & Low, Macmillan, National Geographic, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster. The specific books in the collection were selected by the DPLA Curation Corps ..."