United Kingdom, February 2010 – Emerald Group Publishing Limited, the world’s leading publisher of management research, is delighted to announce two new book deals with OCUL and Login Canada at the Ontario Library Association (OLA) Super Conference 2010, Toronto, Ontario, February 24-27, 2010.
In January, the publisher commenced a long term agreement with the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) consortium wherein the participating institutions have access to the entire e-book backlist and front list, both on the www.emeraldinsight.com and Scholar Portals platform.
Emerald has also just signed a print distribution agreement with Login Canada Inc. for all Canadian libraries. Login Canada has become Canada’s premier book distributor of health sciences, scientific/technical, and trade books and electronic products. Under the distribution agreement, customers will benefit from swift local fulfillment of the titles on the Emerald list.
Mariam Hasan, Vice President, Canada, for Emerald, comments: “We are delighted to collaborate with Login Canada to facilitate the sales of titles in Canada. Login’s reputation in superior customer service and its strong links to the university bookstores and the health sciences communities means an excellent association to disseminate the high-quality, relevant content in the Emerald booklist. Working with the OCUL consortia was, as always, a delight for us. We were pleased to develop closely with OCUL an eBook agreement through which we met OCUL members’ objectives of local searching and sustainable access.”
Conference delegates are invited to visit the Emerald Booth to discover the latest regarding Emerald books, including the 2010 front list. Mariam will be joined on the stand by John Eggleton, New Business Development Manager at Emerald.
For further information about Emerald eBooks, contact Mariam Hasan, VP, Canada, firstname.lastname@example.org
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About OCUL www.ocul.on.ca/
OCUL is a consortium of twenty-one university libraries in the province of Ontario. The member libraries cooperate to enhance information services through resource sharing, collective purchasing, document delivery and many other similar activities.
About Login Canada Inc. http://lb.ca/
Login Canada has become the premier book distributor of health sciences, scientific/technical, and trade books and electronic products.
Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of more than 290 journals and over 2,000 books and book series volumes, and also provides an extensive range of online products and additional customer resources and services.
Emerald is both COUNTER 3 and TRANSFER compliant. The organization is a partner of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and also works with Portico and the LOCKSS initiative for digital archive preservation.
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