e-Libro Offers Spanish e-Books on Mobile Devices
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.”
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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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