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Versaware to Deliver Digital Textbooks, Announces Survey Results

Magazine article Information Today

Versaware to Deliver Digital Textbooks, Announces Survey Results

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Versaware, Inc., a provider of e-publishing services, has announced that it's expanding its current relationship with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (http://www.wiley.com) Higher Education Publishing to deliver online e-book versions of the company's most popular textbooks. Versaware also announced the results of a nationwide survey of college students about their expectations and needs for e-textbooks.

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The initial group of titles, scheduled for release this summer, contains books from a wide range of disciplines, including science, business, information technology, and psychology. Versaware has previously developed CD-ROM Versabook editions for several of Wiley's textbooks, which are currently sold bundled with print editions.

These new online textbook editions will be offered individually for sale as convenient interactive alternatives to the print textbooks. The textbook titles will be sold initially only through Versaware's eBookCity.com (http://www.ebookcity.com), but other distribution outlets may be added at a later date.

The company claims that Versaware's Versabook format is the only one in the market to support CD-ROM, online, and downloadable versions of the same book. …

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