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ebrary Partners With United Nations Groups to Distribute Publications Online

Press release from the issuing company

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 11 -- Library patrons, students, scholars and researchers worldwide will soon have online access to current publications in critical subject areas ranging from environmental issues to world health, labor rights, agriculture, and development economics through ebrary, a leading provider of information distribution and retrieval services. The company today announced that The World Bank Group, The United Nations University Press, The World Health Organization, The International Labour Organization and The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations will make their publications available through its online channels. "These international organizations, and their publications, are central to global efforts to ensure health and welfare throughout the developing world,'' said Christopher Warnock, CEO of ebrary. "By making these titles available as part of our collection, not only do we add enormous value to our service, but above all, we help promote widespread collaboration and knowledge-sharing among researchers and decision makers tasked with solving many of the world's most pressing problems.''