Lightning Source Announces Espresso Book Machine Pilot

Apr 21, 2009


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Lightning Source, an Ingram Content company focused on enhancing book sales for publishers with on demand solutions, announced the launch of an Espresso Book Machine (EBM) title pilot with On Demand Books. Participating publishers in the pilot include John Wiley & Sons, Hachette Book Group, McGraw-Hill, Simon & Schuster, Clements Publishing, Cosimo, E-Reads, Bibliolife, Information Age Publishing, Macmillan, University of California Press, and W.W. Norton. The pilot, being offered initially to a small group of publishers that currently work with Lightning Source, will enable these publishers to enhance the availability of their titles at point-of-sale EBM locations. Approximately 85,000 titles from these publishers will be available for purchase at EBM locations in the USA in May 2009.

(www.ondemandbooks.com, www.lightningsource.com)