Elsevier Science, Science & Technology Division, Forges Global Agreement with ebrary for Online Publication of Scientific, Technical and Business Titles
Worldwide Leader of Professional Resources Picks ebraryfor Secure Online Content Distribution
February 11, 2002 – Mountain View, CA – ebrary™ (www.ebrary.com), a leading provider of information distribution and retrieval services, today announced that Elsevier Science, Science & Technology Division, a global division of Reed Elsevier plc, and a publishing leader of professional content, has agreed to make authoritative book titles available through ebrary’s multiple online channels including libraries, institutions and other online organizations. The agreement signifies continued validation of ebrary’s digital content distribution capabilities while reinforcing the Elsevier Science online content strategy. The new relationship underscores ebrary’s continued success in opening new markets for the world’s most prominent publishers, while simultaneously protecting digital copyrights.
“We see this agreement with ebrary as part of a very proactive strategy for our customers to use our products,” said Philip Shaw, Managing Director Book Publishing Group, Elsevier Science, Science & Technology Division. “We’ve been eager to create broader access to our titles while maintaining control over them. ebrary opens the channel to a large professional customer base and still allows publishers to operate in a flexible, secure way.”
“With thousands of outstanding titles, Elsevier Science commands the respect of leaders around the world,” said Christopher Warnock, CEO of ebrary. “Elsevier Science will greatly enhance ebrary’s offering, while benefiting researchers and professionals worldwide.”
Elsevier Science, Science & Technology Division
Elsevier Science, Science & Technology Division is a member of the Reed Elsevier plc group. With offices in Oxford, United Kingdom, Amsterdam, New York, Boston, and San Diego, Elsevier Science is an international publisher of books, open learning material, and electronic product for students and professionals in technology, medicine, and business.
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 100 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 Companies. For more information, visit www.ebrary.com.
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