ebrary Announces Partnerships With John Wiley & Sons and Greenwood Publishing Group
ebrary to Offer Full-Text Access to Online Collections of Important
Professional, Scientific, Medical and Business Titles
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 http://www.wiley.com / 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 professional organizations. About ebrary 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 www.ebrary.com . ebrary, ebrarian and web (C)ontent are trademarks of ebrary, Inc. For further information, please contact Marty Moe of ebrary, +1-650-230-0752, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Tish Wagner of B2PR, +1-770-725-0585, email@example.com, for ebrary. MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X62172827
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