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Open eBook Forum Announces Campaign to Promote E-Books

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Open eBook Forum Announces Campaign to Promote E-Books

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"Open an eBook... Discover New Worlds of Reading" is the name of a campaign announced by the Open eBook Forum (OeBF) that hopes to promote the use of e-books for literacy, accessibility, and enhanced reading experiences. Joining in this campaign are leading e-book technology vendors, publishers, authors, libraries, and educators. Key sponsors include Adobe Systems, Inc., InterTrust Technologies Corp., and Microsoft Corp.

The campaign's programs include new initiatives launched by the OeBF Education and Business Development committees, the announcement of a free e-bookstore for young readers, and many ongoing e-book programs promoted by OeBF members. The campaign will officially launch this month.

"The Open an eBook campaign is a multiyear education effort sponsored by the OeBF to promote the value of e-books to readers worldwide," said OeBF president Steve Potash. "One of the goals of the project is to provide publishers, teachers, and libraries around the world the tools they need to permit readers to `Open an eBook' and see how easy it is to enjoy the benefits. …

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