The Palace Project Spring 2024 Newsletter

June 7, 2024By Jillian Scarson

Hello from The Palace Project team! We are back with some exciting announcements and updates for Spring 2024. In this issue we will discuss: If you would like to receive our quarterly newsletter, please subscribe. In doing so, you will only receive communications from The Palace Project team. If you’d like more information on Lyrasis and its many … Read More

The Palace Project IMLS Grant Report: Part 1 Developing the App with Pilot Libraries

May 14, 2024By Jillian Scarson

In 2020, Lyrasis received an IMLS grant to develop and pilot an ebook and audiobook service for state and public libraries. The Palace Project deploys a cloud-based, remotely supported digital library reading platform for collection management and provides a curated set of ebooks and audiobooks through the Palace app and Virtual Library Card (VLC) that allows immediate patron access

Announcing The Palace Project Quarterly Newsletter

February 16, 2024By Jillian Scarson

We’re excited to announce the inaugural edition of The Palace Project newsletter. This will be a quarterly publication where you can stay up-to-date on everything happening with The Palace Project. Here you’ll find information on new features, exciting content from the Palace Marketplace, and upcoming events and opportunities. In this issue we touch on: New … Read More

CSCU and the Connecticut State Library Partner to Expand Ebook & Audiobook Access

February 14, 2024By Jillian Scarson

For Immediate Release:February 14, 2024 Contacts:Dawn La Valle | Connecticut State Librarydawn.lavalle@ct.gov (860) 757-6665  Patrick Carr | Connecticut State Colleges & Universitiescarrp@ct.edu(860) 723-0168 (Hartford)  – With funding and support from the Connecticut State Library and its eGO CT program, the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) community has gained access to over 32,000 ebooks and audiobooks … Read More

Lyrasis and Blackstone Publishing Forge Groundbreaking Partnership to Revolutionize Library Audiobook Access on The Palace Project

January 17, 2024By Info

Lyrasis and Blackstone Publishing are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership that aims to deliver top-tier audiobooks to library patrons. This collaboration introduces Blackstone Unlimited, which boasts the Largest Always-Available Collection of Adult and Children’s downloadable audiobooks, offering over 6,600 titles by acclaimed authors such as Karin Slaughter, M.C. Beaton, Jeneva Rose, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Marshall Karp, and James Clavell.

The Palace Project Launches New Platform and App to Enable Equitable Econtent Access

June 2, 2022By Info

Supported by the Knight Foundation, the nonprofit library-centered platform provides all-in-one econtent management and lending Atlanta, GA – June 2, 2022. ATLANTA, GA (June 2, 2022) – The Palace Project(“Palace”), the nonprofit library-centered platform and ereader app for digital content and services, announced its official launch today. Informed by librarians and supported by a multi-year, … Read More

Press Release: LYRASIS and The Palace Project Announce the Addition of OverDrive Titles, Transforming the Landscape of eBook Access for Libraries and Patrons

June 1, 2022By Info

Atlanta, GA – June 1, 2022. LYRASIS, a global nonprofit committed to increasing equitable access to knowledge, and The Palace Project, the nonprofit library-centered platform and ereader app for digital content and services, are pleased to announce that OverDrive content will soon be available in the Palace app. This addition will bring the largest provider of … Read More

Publisher’s Weekly Names The Palace Project a Top 10 Story of the Year

December 13, 2021By Info

We’re honored that Publisher’s Weekly named The Palace Project a Top 10 Library Story of 2021. Funded by a $5 million investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Palace Project is a division of LYRASIS, working in strategic partnership with Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). LYRASIS and The Palace Project … Read More