Virtual Spanish language publisher e-Libro has announced that more than 48,000 Spanish-language e-books are available on millions of smartphones, tablets, and other devices using ebrary’s dedicated iOS and Android apps with Spanish language interfaces.
A long-time partner of ebrary, a ProQuest business, e-Libro has been distributing e-books on the ebrary platform for nearly a decade, says the company.
“ebrary’s new apps provide a convenient way for researchers to experience Spanish language e-books from renowned publishers on the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and millions of Android devices,” said Felipe Varela, president of e-Libro. “We are very excited that ebrary’s platform meets the growing demand among students and researchers for access to content on mobile devices.”
The new mobile apps are freely available and can be used with any e-Libro product. It offers subscription databases of e-books, which provide an ideal foundation of Spanish language titles in a variety of subject areas.
Libraries can also purchase individual titles. And titles acquired from e-Libro can be seamlessly integrated with e-books in English and other languages from ebrary.
Key features and benefits of ebrary’s apps include:
- Freely available
- Online and offline reading
- Supports Spanish and English (UI)
- Seamless downloading of full titles
- Simple and advanced search
- Multiple navigation controls
- Table of contents with relevancy rankings
- Early check-in of ebrary’s e-books
- Copy and paste with automatic citation for offline documents
- User configurable download size warnings
- Import and use documents from other sources
- Optional sign-in with Facebook user name and password
The announcement was made Friday, June 22.
Founded in 1998 by Eduardo Varela-Cid, e-Libro Corp. provides several subscription options to public libraries, university, corporate and other academic institutions, and supports individual authors and corporations with services such as editing, e-publishing and print-on-demand.
Founded in 1999, ebrary is a ProQuest business located in Palo Alto, CA, USA. It helps customers acquire e-books through a three step approach: Transition, Diversify and Streamline.
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