ebrary Announces Significant Technology Enhancements

Company Adds InfoTools, Highlighting, Notes, and Other Features to QuickView, Offers New Bookshelf Functionality

June 15, 2009 – Palo Alto, CA, USA – This week, ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, is shipping a number of powerful new features that make it quicker and easier to discover, use, and manage information online. 

ebrary today announced it has considerably improved its QuickView Reader, which does not require any software downloads or installations.  New QuickView features include InfoTools, which networks every word with other online resources; copying; highlighting; annotating; and the ability to turn text into hyperlinks.  Last month ebrary added printing to QuickView as well as integration with RefWorks and EndNote for easy citation management.

Additionally, ebrary has enhanced its bookshelf feature.  End-users can now email folders containing notes, highlights, hyperlinks, and bookmarks to peers.

“While ebrary offers a variety of flexible content products from world renowned publishers, we are first and foremost a technology company that prides ourselves in our ability to do great things with digital information,” said Christopher Warnock, CEO of ebrary.  “With our underlying ISIS technology, we are now able to rapidly build new features and functionality that improve the way in which people find, use, and manage digital content. We look forward to announcing even greater progress on the technology front through year-end.”

Libraries, corporations, and other organizations interested in seeing a demonstration of ebrary’s new features can email ebtrain@ebrary.com. Video clips showcasing ebrary’s new developments are available at www.ebrary.com.

About ebrary (www.ebrary.com)
ebrary helps libraries, corporations, publishers, and consumers get the most out of their digital content.  The company offers a growing selection of more than 170,000 digital books, handbooks, reports, maps, journals and other valuable content from over 350 of the world’s leading publishers under flexible subscription, purchase, and usage-based models.  Additionally, ebrary offers e-publishing services for customers to cost-effectively distribute their own PDF content online on ebrary’s servers or their own.

All ebrary products and services can be integrated and delivered via a single easy-to-use interface that includes powerful tools for finding, discovering, and managing information.  With ebrary InfoTools™, every word in the ebrary system is a network to other online resources of the customers’ choice, extending their value while increasing end-user knowledge and efficiencies.

Founded in 1999, ebrary is privately held and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, USA.