McGraw-Hill Launches New eBook Platform Offering Patrons Unlimited Access to Content

May 12, 2011, 10:00 ET from McGraw-Hill Professional

NEW YORK, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional announces the launch of the McGraw-Hill eBook Library™,, a state-of-the-art platform delivering unparalleled access to the publisher's premium content for institutions around the world.  Responding to librarians' and patrons' evolving digital information needs, McGraw-Hill has taken the revolutionary step of providing unlimited concurrent usage to the digital library so patrons can access high-quality curated content from world-renowned authorities.

A powerful online resource, the McGraw-Hill eBook Library provides more than 1,000 titles in collections that are continuously updated with new eBooks.  Users can access hundreds of thousands of pages of content from authors who are leaders in the areas of Engineering, Computing, Business, Medical, and Student Study Aides.  This exceptional collection highlights the depth and breadth of McGraw-Hill's works, from business classics like Stocks for the Long Run and Juran's Quality Handbook to acclaimed First Aid Medical test prep titles to the popular Demystified® and Schaum's® College Outlines series.  

"McGraw-Hill books and authors represent some of the greatest scholarship and thinking in their respective disciplines," says Philip Ruppel, president of McGraw-Hill Professional. "Our new platform gives us the ability to provide even greater access to these works for library patrons around the world."

Equipped with internal customer usage stats, the McGraw-Hill eBook Library allows librarians to monitor real-time usage to gauge actual demand of content and cater to the needs of the patrons/users/researchers.  McGraw-Hill offers flexible subscription options which are the optimal model for librarians to get free monthly updates to the McGraw-Hill eBook Library's content and keep it constantly up-to-date.

The McGraw-Hill eBook Library At-A-Glance Facts:

  • Unlimited concurrent usage
  • More than 300,000 pages of content
  • 1000+ titles in the areas of:
    • Engineering  
    • Computing
    • Academic Study Aids and test prep
    • Medical and First Aid  
    • Business
  • New books added throughout the year at no additional cost to subscriber
  • Flexible subscription options ranging from 1-4 years  
  • Program features
    • Note taking feature
    • Bookmarking
    • Customer usage stats
    • DRM
    • Printing

For more information about the McGraw-Hill eBook Library, including details about product demos, please visit

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