MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ebrary(TM)
(www.ebrary.com ), a leading provider of information distribution and
retrieval services, today announced that it has signed agreements with two
more major publishers to distribute their titles through multiple online
channels, including libraries, institutions and other online organizations.
The initiative enables ebrary's new publishing partners to tap new online
markets quickly and efficiently while allowing customers using the company's
ebrarian(TM) software to give their patrons and users access to authoritative
titles ranging from college-level educational books to highly-specialized
professional titles and best selling business resources. The announcement of
the relationships with Wiley and Greenwood add two significant names to
ebrary's roster of over 80 key publishing partners signed to-date.
"For Greenwood Publishing Group, our new relationship with ebrary
represents a breakthrough into a completely new approach to electronic
publishing," said Wayne Smith, President and CEO of Greenwood Publishing
Group. "We've been searching for new ways to reach our customers and increase
our sales while still ensuring that our authors receive compensation for their
works. ebrary's ability to address digital rights issues within the PDF
environment provides the security we've been looking for, as well as an
inviting new way to view and use materials in the academic environment. We're
delighted to participate in the launch and future success of ebrary."
Christopher Warnock, CEO of ebrary, added, "We're very excited to be
working with Wiley and Greenwood, as they represent the best and the brightest
among their markets and within the publishing world. By providing us with a
wealth of valuable titles, they fulfill an important part of our strategy to
provide the standard interface between every web-enabled researcher and every
high-value online document."
Together, ebrary's two new publishing partners have many of the
best-known, most highly prized titles in the publishing industry.
Wiley (www.wiley.com )
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWA, JWB), provides must-
have content and services to customers worldwide. Its core businesses include
scientific, technical, and medical journals, encyclopedias, books, and online
products and services; professional and consumer books and subscription
services; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students
and lifelong learners. Wiley has publishing, marketing, and distribution
centers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The
company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWA and
JWB. Wiley's recently relaunched Internet site can be accessed at
The Greenwood Publishing Group (www.greenwood.com )
The Greenwood Publishing Group is one of the world's leading publishers of
academic monographs, reference titles (for university, public, and school
libraries), college texts, journals, professional books, and electronic
resources. With over 18,000 titles in print, GPG publishes some 800 titles
each year, many of which are recognized with annual awards from Choice,
Library Journal, The American Library Association, and various scholarly and
ebrary is the leading provider of information distribution and retrieval
services. The company's customizable ebrarian solution combines powerful
software with copyright-protected books, journals, periodicals and other
online documents provided by more than 80 of the world's leading publishers.
The ebrarian solution enables libraries, institutions and other organizations
to give their users access to high-value, authoritative materials and research
tools that allow them to interact with content at the word level. ebrary
publishing partners benefit from new sales and marketing opportunities on the
Internet. ebrary is privately held and is funded by Random House Ventures
LLC, Pearson plc and The McGraw-Hill Company. For more information, visit
ebrary, ebrarian and web (C)ontent are trademarks of ebrary, Inc.
For further information, please contact Marty Moe of ebrary,
+1-650-230-0752, email@example.com; or Tish Wagner of B2PR,
+1-770-725-0585, firstname.lastname@example.org, for ebrary.
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