NewspaperDirect Launches Digital Newspaper Service For Libraries

Dec 19, 2003

NewspaperDirect, a technology company specializing in the digital delivery of same-day editions of newspapers, will be launching a digital newspaper service for libraries. This service is intended to enable libraries to provide their patrons with same-day editions of out-of-state and international newspapers. The company's technology provides the flexibility to print on laser printers or view replicas online in a Web browser. NewspaperDirect's catalog of titles includes more than 185 newspapers delivered to corporate offices, hotels, cruise ships, retail outlets, home subscribers, and Web browsers. Publishers send files electronically to the company daily, and NewspaperDirect optimizes them for laser printing and online viewing. Titles available on the system include: Los Angeles Times, Boston Herald, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Sydney Morning Herald, La Stampa, Le Monde, Folha De S. Paulo, and Yomiuri Shimbun.