H.W. Wilson Partners with netLibrary

Dec 06, 2002


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H.W. Wilson has announced that several of its most popular print reference works will soon be available in libraries as ebooks. Famous First Facts, 5th Edition, Famous First Facts About Sports, Facts About the Presidents, 7th Edition, and Speeches of the American Presidents, 2nd Edition will be released in the new format next month through netLibrary, an ebook publisher and distributor. netLibrary (a division of OCLC Online Computer Library Center) provides libraries and their patrons with anytime, anywhere access to reference, scholarly, and professional ebooks that can be viewed, searched, and checked out via the Internet.  By combining the traditions of the library system with electronic publishing, netLibrary hopes to offer an easy-to-use information and retrieval system for accessing the full text of publications. More than 48,000 titles are currently available in ebook form through netLibrary, for academic, public, corporate, K-12, and special libraries.

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