New ebrary Partners to Distribute ebrarian Service to Libraries Nationwide
Press release from the issuing company
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 2 -- ebrary (www.ebrary.com), a leading provider of information distribution and retrieval services, today announced that it has partnered with five new regional library networks to distribute its ebrarian service throughout the U.S. Partners include The Bibliographical Center for Research (BCR), which serves 3,000 libraries throughout the Western U.S.; Michigan Library Consortium (MLC), which has 700 member libraries throughout Michigan; PALINET, a network of 600 libraries throughout the Mid-Atlantic area; NELINET, a network of approximately 700 libraries in the six New England states; Wisconsin Library Services (WiLS), which serves 500 member libraries in Wisconsin; and OHIONET, which serves more than 500 libraries in Ohio.
"These relationships mark an important milestone for ebrary, and they are enormous validation for our service as nine out of 10 libraries purchase digital resources either through their regional network, consortium or based upon their recommendations," said Christopher Warnock, CEO of ebrary. "At the same time, these partnerships present new opportunities for our publishing partners, who can efficiently distribute their copyright protected works to new online channels while further promoting education and knowledge sharing."
ebrary offers an affordable solution for desktop delivery of valuable books and other documents from more than 100 leading publishers including The McGraw-Hill Companies, Random House, Penguin Classics, Cambridge University Press, Princeton University Press, Yale University Press, Taylor & Francis, John Wiley & Sons and many others that integrates with libraries' existing catalog systems and other digital resources.
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