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e-Libro Announces New Mobile Apps Powered by ebrary

Jun 22, 2012 (05:06 PM EDT)
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48,000 Spanish e-books now available online and offline

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- e-Libro today announced more than 48,000 Spanish-language e-books are available on millions of smart phones, tablets, and other devices using ebrary's dedicated iOS and Android™ apps with Spanish language interfaces.  A long-time partner of ebrary®, a ProQuest business, e-Libro has been distributing e-books on the ebrary platform for nearly a decade.

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"ebrary's new apps provide a convenient way for researchers to experience Spanish language e-books from renowned publishers on the iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch® and millions of Android devices," said Felipe Varela, President of e-Libro.  "We are very excited that ebrary's platform meets the growing demand among students and researchers for access to content on mobile devices."

The new mobile apps are freely available and can be used with any e-Libro product.  e-Libro offers subscription databases of e-books, which provide an ideal foundation of Spanish language titles in a variety of subject areas.  Libraries can also purchase individual titles through e-Libro as well as YBP.  Titles acquired from e-Libro can be seamlessly integrated with e-books in English and other languages from ebrary.

Key features and benefits of ebrary's apps include:

  • Freely available   
  • Online and offline reading
  • Supports Spanish and English (UI)
  • Seamless downloading of full titles
  • Simple and advanced search
  • Multiple navigation controls
  • Table of contents with relevancy rankings
  • Early check-in of ebrary's e-books
  • Copy and paste with automatic citation for offline documents
  • User configurable download size warnings
  • Import and use documents from other sources
  • Optional sign-in with Facebook user name and password

Learn More at ALA

To see a demonstration of ebrary's new apps, visit us at ALA, June 22-25, in Anaheim, CA (ProQuest booth #2000).

About e-Libro

e-Libro Corp. was founded in 1998 by Eduardo Varela-Cid, and its first site, www.e-libro.net, became the first known Virtual Spanish Language Publisher. In 1999, e-Libro licensed ebrary's technology to develop its Spanish-language interface which was launched at www.e-libro.com. e-Libro currently offers more than 48,000 books, journals and other texts from over 150 prestigious publishing companies, and continues to digitize more than 800 titles every month. The company provides several subscription options to public libraries, university, corporate and other academic institutions, and supports individual authors and corporations with services such as editing, e-publishing and print-on-demand.

About ebrary (www.ebrary.com)

ebrary helps customers acquire e-books strategically through a three step approach: Transition, Diversify and Streamline™.  The company believes that by challenging the e-book status quo, organizations can effectively serve the diverse and growing needs of researchers and maximize their budgets. Founded in 1999, long before e-books were popular, ebrary is a ProQuest business located in Palo Alto, CA, USA.

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SOURCE e-Libro