ProQuest Completes Acquisition of EBL

May 14, 2013

ProQuest, an information company, has completed its acquisition of Ebook Library (EBL), significantly expanding its e-book delivery and aggregation capabilities with libraries worldwide. Kari Paulson, president of EBL, and EBL's current staff have joined ProQuest with Paulson in the role of VP and GM of the combined ebrary and EBL e-book business unit.

Reporting to Kevin Sayar, SVP of workflow solutions, Paulson will lead the planning efforts to combine the strongest features of ebrary and EBL into one optimized e-book platform that has a flexible selection of business models, a comprehensive range of content, and an effective tools available to support both researchers and librarians.