Ellibs Increases Range of Science and Technology Ebook Store in the Nordic Countries
PRESS RELEASE 12 MARCH 2008
Ellibs Ltd and Elsevier – a leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services – have concluded a co-operation agreement.
”This cooperation will significantly expand the already wide range of ebooks available through Ellibs Ltd. At the same time, it is a gratifying recognition of our know-how in the development of sales, marketing and technology related to ebooks,” says Jarmo Heikkilä from Ellibs Ltd.
”We are pleased to be partnering with Ellibs to distribute our growing list of ebooks. We believe that the ebook era is only just beginning. Ebooks allow us to provide our customers with first-rate content in the form that best meets their requirements,” says Tom Rosenthal, Senior Manager Electronic Product Sales from Elsevier’s Science and Technology Books division.
Ebooks are electronic books downloaded over the web, which can be bought or borrowed from a library similarly to a printed book. Ebooks borrowed from a library are automatically returned at the end of the loan period. Advantages of the digital book include immediate availability and all-round search properties: for example, an ebook allows you to look for information in a way similar to search engines.
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Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/) is a global business headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has offices worldwide. Elsevier is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc (http://www.reedelsevier.com/), a world-leading publisher and information provider. Operating in the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. Reed Elsevier’s ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).