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Press Release: Wolper Subscription Services [March 7, 2013]

Wolper and eBooks.com partner to Distribute E-books to Individual Users agreement expands e-book offerings within Wolper’s portfolio of information services

Easton, PA (March xx, 2013) – Wolper Information Services and eBooks.com Ltd. today announced an agreement to expand e-book offerings to Wolper's customers worldwide. Built for single-user access, the eBooks.com platform is particularly well suited for corporate clients with a distributed ("desktop") purchasing model. The catalog provides access to titles from hundreds of publishers offering a wide variety of scholarly, professional and technical e-books in business, sci-tech, medical, humanities and social sciences, as well as bestsellers and new releases in fiction.

The inclusion of the eBooks.com catalog adds to the extensive portfolio of information products and services offered by Wolper Information Services, a leading provider of subscription management and related information services for 35+ years.

Key features of eBooks.com include:

  • Ability to download e-books or read online
  • Simple and easy search-and-buy experience
  • E-mail alerts when new e-books are published in a selected subject or research area
  • Availability of multiple e-book formats including PDF and ePub and compatible with the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook and other devices
  • Mobile access and compatibility with most mobile devices

"Books and reading are increasingly becoming more digital. And with today's distributed workforce, I hear from our customers that they want their end users to be able to read e-books anytime, anywhere," commented Susan Wolper, President and CEO of Wolper Information Services. "eBooks.com has the expertise and a repertoire of unique technologies. Their customer-focused approach to research and development of new products is inline with ours and enables them to develop and deploy intuitive interfaces that give end users what they really want."

"Partnering with Wolper is a natural fit and is based on a shared philosophy of understanding customers' needs in order to deliver time­-proven, technology-driven solutions. We have been particularly impressed with Wolper's reputation for customer-centric, award-winning service, and this partnership is exciting for both of us," said Stephen Cole, President of eBooks.com Ltd.

Wolper also has an e-book solution for library customers, thanks to a previously announced strategic partnership with EBL – Ebook Library. That solution provides access to nearly 300,000 academic and scholarly titles in a wide range of subject areas and it is available to academic, medical, government and corporate library clients.

Wolper Information Services offers 35+ years of experience managing print and electronic content with a High Tech, High Touch approach that balances next-generation technology and time-proven, personalized service. Wolper handles content in all formats, including site licenses and databases, and offers related information management tools that address electronic resource access and management (ERM), rights compliance, content analytics, and more. Wolper services clients across a wide variety of segments: academic, medical, corporate, government, as well as public libraries and consortia. In 2011-12, Wolper was named to the EContent 100 list of "companies that matter most in the digital content industry." Wolper also is a Gold Winner for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year in the 2013 Stevie Awards (having won Bronze in the same category the year before) and earned Bronze for Most Customer-Friendly Company of the Year in the 2012 Best of Biz awards. Learn more at www.wolper.com.

eBooks.com Limited is an Australian public company with established businesses in the digital book supply chain. The company owns proven technologies for receiving, processing, managing and securely delivering digital books in multiple formats from hundreds of publishers. eBooks.com is the leading independent e-bookstore on the web, with local sites in the US, Canada, UK, Europe and Australia.

Learn more at www.ebooks.com


Summary: Wolper Information Services and eBooks.com Ltd. announced an agreement to expand e-book offerings to Wolper’s customers worldwide. Built for single-user access, the eBooks.com platform is particularly well suited for corporate clients with a distributed (desktop) purchasing model. The catalog provides access to titles from hundreds of publishers offering a wide variety of scholarly, professional and technical e-books in business, sci-tech, medical, humanities and social sciences, as well as bestsellers and new releases in fiction.
Publication Year:2013
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:March 7, 2013
Publisher:Wolper Subscription Services
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Company: Wolper Subscription Services
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/17732

LTG Bibliography Record number: 17732. Created: 2013-03-08 19:19:44; Last Modified: 2013-03-08 19:20:47.