United Kingdom, June 2011 – Emerald Group Publishing Limited, an international publisher of global research with impact in business, society, public policy and education, has recently introduced the EPUB format to the download options of ebook series volumes from its website www.emeraldinsight.com
It is expected that the availability of the EPUB format will facilitate the access and dissemination of research worldwide. As part of the publisher’s continuous Online Platform Development Programme, this development answers the needs for users who access and download content via mobile devices.
Daniel Prendergast, Online Platform Manager at Emerald, explains: “This is a significant step forward in the pursuit of digital enhancement and improved online services. Thanks to the EPUB format, Emerald users can now access and download content on-the-go from virtually any portable devices.”
The EPUB format is currently compatible with a majority of book reading software platforms, including iBooks and Stanza for IPhone and IPad, Aldiko for Android, as well as Bookworm for Desktop readers and well-known industry standard e-readers.
EPUB is currently available for eBooks series volumes published between 2009 and 2011 with more titles from 2008 coming soon.
For more information about EPUB and Emerald’s Online Platform Development Programme, contact Daniel Prendergast, email@example.com
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With over forty years’ experience, Emerald Group Publishing is a leading independent publisher of global research with impact in business, society, public policy and education. In total, Emerald publishes over 700 titles, comprising 200 journals, over 300 books and more than 200 book series as well as an extensive range of online products 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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