News Roundup (Items from McGraw-Hill, ProQuest, Oxford U. Press, EBSCO, and Elsevier)
1. McGraw-Hill Professional eBook Library Now Available Through YBP Library Services GOBI-3 Platform
2. ProQuest and The Economist Intelligence Unit Collaborate on New Country Reports Digital Archive
3. Beginning in 2015. Oxford Univ. Press Will Distribute and Market Manchester Univ. Press Books, Ebooks in North America and South America
Manchester University Press (MUP) has selected Oxford University Press USA as its exclusive agent in North and South America and Canada beginning January 1, 2015. The agreement includes sales, marketing and distribution of all MUP’s print books. The agreement also incorporates the sales, marketing and distribution of MUP’s e-book business globally. Manchester University Press has collaborated with Oxford University Press since 2011 when it became a partner on the University Press Scholarship Online platform, and is now expanding the relationship to include full distribution of print and e-books.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.