Duke University Press launches new eBook platform

January 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Duke University Press and HighWire Press are pleased to announce the launch of a new site for reading, searching, and sharing Duke University Press’s books: read.dukeupress.edu. Offering more than 1,600 titles and powered by the Folio eBooks solution, the site is the new home for the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection, available to libraries for purchase. […]

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Highwire launches Folio, a new ebook product

October 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Highwire announced the launch of Folio, a new eBooks product, this past week during the Frankfurt Book Fair.  Folio is built on the Highwire Open platform.  According to the press release, “Folio is a flexible ebook solution designed for publishers to rapidly bring their books online. Key components of the product include a publisher home […]

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Duke University Press eBooks to move to HighWire

January 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

January 17, 2013 – – Duke University Press and HighWire Press are pleased to announce a major expansion of their partnership to include the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection. Beginning with the 2014 collection, e-Duke Books, an annual collection of at least 100 new electronic books published by Duke University Press as well as more than […]

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eBook Ecosystem 2016: State of the Art, Five Years On – Summary of Program

July 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

Ebook Ecosystem 2016: State of the Art, Five Years On For the second consecutive year, YBP sponsored a special meeting of academic library consortia and publishers at the ALA Annual Conference.  They invited select representatives of each community to discuss the special issues regarding the creation, distribution, models and formats of ebooks in consortia.   Below […]

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ebrary Now Offering CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles

August 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

ebrary announced today the availability of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) on their platform.  ebrary is the first aggregator to offer CHOICE OAT. From the press release: ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, has partnered with CHOICE to offer digital editions of more than 1,000 of CHOICE’s recent Outstanding Academic Titles. […]

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Duke University Press releases eBooks, and the price is right!

September 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

Super cool!  Duke University Press has just released their scholarly eBook collection.  The collection includes over 100 titles and is run on the ebrary platform.  If you are not familiar with ebrary, they are an eBook aggregator and offer institutions the opportunity to load their own material into the ebrary platform.  Clearly, Duke University Press has taken […]

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