Ebrary Named to the EContent 100 List of Companies that ”Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry”

ebrary Named to the EContent 100 List of Companies that ”Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry”

PALO ALTO, Calif. — ebrary (www.ebrary.com/libraries) today announced that it has been named to EContent Magazine’s “EContent 100” list of Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry for the second year in a row. ebrary is a leading information services and technology provider that currently serves hundreds of libraries in over 50 different countries, representing over three million patrons worldwide.

According to Michelle Manafy, Editor of EContent magazine, the EContent 100 list is published each year to recognize “stand-out companies that demonstrate the winning strategies and solutions that define the digital content industry.” The EContent 100 list is selected by EContent’s editorial staff, contributing editors and colleagues from its parent company, Information Today Inc. The EContent 100 list is available in the December print issue of EContent and online at www.econtentmag.com.

“ebrary has developed a very compelling platform for content distribution that features unique software for conducting research quickly, easily and efficiently,” said Manafy. “ebrary solves the growing needs of publishers, who need to securely distribute their titles online and tap new markets, and librarians who need to provide their patrons with better access to information.”

“ebrary is deeply honored to have been recognized by EContent as a leader in the digital content industry,” said Christopher Warnock, CEO of ebrary. “This has been a great year for ebrary as we have once again hit major milestones by increasing our content by more than 60%, enhancing our technology, and expanding our business globally. We are also gearing up to announce an exciting new product and strategic partnerships in January 2005. We thank the EContent and Information Today Inc editors and staff for once again recognizing our achievements.”

About EContent Magazine

EContent magazine, the premier publication for the digital content industry, is published by Information Today, Inc. The magazine is dedicated to content, one of the most essential commodities any business has to offer. The digital era has created an exponentially increasing need to manage, store and deliver that content in ways that are efficient, effective and affordable. EContent’s mission is to clearly identify and explain emerging digital content trends, strategies and resources that will help readers navigate the content maze. EContent delivers essential research, reporting, news and analysis of content related issues. For additional information, access http://www.econtentmag.com/ .

About ebrary

ebrary is a leading information services and technology provider to libraries worldwide. The company has pioneered the Dynamic Content Platform (DCP) (TM), which integrates patent-pending software with a growing collection of more than 50,000 full-text, digital books, maps, reports and other reference materials aggregated from over 180 leading STM, academic and professional publishers.

ebrary’s DCP features the ebrary Reader(TM), which optimizes online viewing of PDF documents and protects copyrights by delivering one page at a time in its proprietary Exchange Data Format Format (edf) (TM). The ebrary Reader includes InfoTools(TM), which seamlessly link search queries to additional online resources within library databases and on the Web. Founded in 1999, ebrary is privately held and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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