Another option for university press eBooks and digital content has emerged, this time from Cambridge University Press. Their new platform, University Publishing Online, launched today. It currently offers over 13,000 front and backlist titles from 4 publishing partners (2 additional partners will be added in early 2012). Here is more from the press release:
Cambridge University Press’s new integrated eBook and digital content offering, University Publishing Online, launched today (1 November).
University Publishing Online, at www.universitypublishingonline.org, provides aggregated content from the Mathematical Association of America (based in Washington D.C.), Liverpool University Press, Foundation Books (based in India), and Cambridge University Press. Access to content from Edinburgh University Press and Nottingham University
Press will be available from early 2012.
University Publishing Online provides libraries with eBooks and related database products from a variety of academic publishers worldwide. Building on the established, highly successful Cambridge Books Online platform, users have immediate access to over 13,000 front and backlist titles, accessible through quick, powerful search and browse functionality. University Publishing Online allows users to search within the available content of all four presses, maximising results and offering access to research materials of the highest standard.
To view UPO, go to www.universitypublishingonline.org
For further information about Cambridge Books Online, please go to http://ebooks.cambridge.org