Infobase Publishing Enhances eBook Platform

January 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

Infobase Publishing announced new enhanced features for their eBook platform.  They include: Fulltext search option New eBook viewer design HTML default format for eBooks Improved relevancy and highlighting of search terms in context New eBook navigation tools New user tools like search history, bookmarks, notes and highlighting Additional information on Infobase eBook content (from their […]

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Big news in online reference

November 12th, 2009 · Comments Off

I’ve gotten a flurry of press releases in the past 2 weeks from a variety of reference publishers.  Some are offering mobile search, others are teaming up to distribute content, or they are offering new products.  Here’s a sampling of what’s going on (in no apparent order): Oxford University Press launched Oxford Handbooks Online SAGE […]

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Infobase Publishing Acquires World Almanac Brand

September 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

Infobase Publishing Acquires Iconic World Almanac Brand New York, NY (September 1, 2009)—Infobase Publishing announced today that it has acquired the World Almanac imprint from Weekly Reader Publishing Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. World Almanac’s long and storied history as a publisher of award-winning reference titles dates back to 1868. Most notably, […]

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Infobase Publishing Launches Widgets

July 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Infobase Publishing (Facts on File, Chelsea House, Ferguson Publishing) has just launched search widgets for their eBook platform.  See the press release here. The widgets search only the eBook content that your institution has access to.  From the press release, “Infobase Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of our new account-specific eBook Search Widgets, […]

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