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SwetsWise adds Edward Elgar eBook content to its catalog

Press Release: [July 18, 2013]

Copyright (c) 2013 Swets

Abstract: Swets announced that Edward Elgar publishing has signed an agreement to make all of its 2,300 eBooks on Elgaronline available to order directly via SwetsWise. Edward Elgar publishing is the leading international publisher of academic books and journals in economics, finance, business and management, law, environment, public and social policy. The SwetsWise platform provides Swets customers a single, one-stop shop to browse over one million eBooks, from over 40 providers and aggregators, making it the largest collection in the industry.


Swets is pleased to announce that Edward Elgar publishing has signed an agreement to make all of its 2,300 eBooks on Elgaronline available to order directly via SwetsWise. Edward Elgar publishing is the leading international publisher of academic books and journals in economics, finance, business and management, law, environment, public and social policy. The SwetsWise platform provides Swets customers a single, one-stop shop to browse over one million eBooks, from over 40 providers and aggregators, making it the largest collection in the industry.

"Swets' unique, neutral position in the market enables libraries to compare and contrast content from a number of vendors, making the process of selecting and acquiring eBook content easier to manage" said Linda Vendryes, Global Business Development Manager for Swets. "Edward Elgar publishing is one of the leading lights in law and business publishing and their extensive range of high quality eBook content will boost the reputation of our catalog even further."

"Swets' aim to make eBooks easier to manage aligns perfectly with our own strategy to make Elgaronline an easy acquisition decision for libraries" said Tim Williams, Managing Director at Edward Elgar Publishing. "Elgaronline was designed with the help of librarians for academic library users and comes with multiuser access, DRM free downloads, an intuitive user interface and seamless integration library search technology. We are delighted that our partnership with Swets has resulted in a number of new customers so quickly." The SwetsWise eBook service makes it simple for librarians and information professionals to quickly locate the eBooks they need. Pricing and purchase models of different vendors can easily be compared from a single interface. Popular acquisition models include:

  • pick & choose in perpetuity
  • subject collections in perpetuity
  • patron driven collections through aggregators in perpetuity
  • annual subscription collections

Further details on Swets' full eBook offerings can be found at www.swets.com/ebooks

About Edward Elgar publishing Founded in 1986, Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading international, family owned publisher in economics, business and management, law and the social sciences. We have successfully created a prestigious list with over 4,000 titles in print, publishing over 350 new books a year. We recently won the award for Independent Academic, Professional and Educational Publisher of the Year 2013 at the Bookseller Industry Awards. We have three offices, Cheltenham and Camberley in the UK and Northampton, MA, US. For more information about Edward Elgar Publishing see our website, watch our video, read our author blog and please do check out our new Elgaronline content platform.

Contact Tim Williams, Managing Director, Edward Elgar Publishing +44 (0)1242 226934 tim@e-elgar.co.uk

About Swets

Swets is the global market leader in managing professional information. It develops and delivers services that enable the use of knowledge to its full extent. From over twenty offices around the world it serves clients and publishers in over 160 countries. The company's role in today's complex information marketplace is regularly awarded by E-Content Magazine's annual "100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry." It's the only information agent to be ISO 9001:2008 certified on a global basis, a standard which affirms the company's stringent operation and client service procedures. For more information on Swets see our website, watch our videos or follow us on Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Publication Year:2013
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Issue:July 18, 2013
Publisher:Swets
Company: Swets
Record Number:18196
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