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November 6, 2008 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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ebrary Offers a QuickView for Documents

ebrary (www.ebrary.com) announced the availability of ebrary QuickView, which enables end users to instantly view documents in many of the leading web browsers. It even works on the iPhone. And, no software downloads or installations are needed. It is offered in conjunction with ebrary’s new Java-based Reader, which offers a richer and more productive research experience. For example, an end user can use QuickView to quickly browse through a document online and then use ebrary’s Java-based Reader for added functionality such as printing, copying and pasting, highlighting, note taking, and working with ebrary InfoTools.

ebrary QuickView currently offers the following key features: 

  • Instant viewing and page flipping in a web browser 
  • Relevancy-ranking at the chapter level with links to specific sections 
  • Navigating to search terms or specified pages 
  • Searching within documents for key words 
  • Viewing and navigating to highlights and notes created using an ebrary Reader 
  • Multiple viewing magnifications

ebrary offers a flexible econtent platform, which customers may use in a number of different, integrated capacities: ebrary customers may purchase or subscribe to ebooks and other content under a variety of pricing and access models, and they may license the ebrary platform to distribute, sell, and market their own content online. All options are delivered using a customizable interface and include the ebrary Reader with InfoTools software. ebrary currently offers a growing selection of more than 170,000 ebooks and other titles from more than 300 leading publishers and aggregators. Founded in 1999, ebrary is privately held and is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif.

Source: ebrary, Inc.



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