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Over 400 books at a click: Packt�s online digital book library goes live

Sep 10, 2010, 03:02 (4 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Duane Moraes for this link. ]

Packt Publishing, the innovative, fast-growing publisher, announced today the launch of PacktLib, its new online digital book library, which provides users access to every book in Packt's catalogue from one online location.

Packt's new electronic platform, built and developed with UK-based Bluetel Solutions, offers users instant access to its entire book catalogue whether at home, work or on the move. Readers can search the entire library of books for specific content, bookmark pages, add attachments and give feedback at the click of a mouse.

"PacktLib is an exciting new platform for Packt as it represents the fastest and most comprehensive way of accessing our extensive library of books" said Damian Carvill, Marketing Manager at Packt.

"PacktLib is an amazing e-reading experience and offers the optimum subscription package for those who have specific needs towards Open Source or Enterprise topics" said Louay Fatoohi, editorial director at Packt Publishing. The new platform, developed using JavaScript Library Ext JS, will feature over 400 fully searchable books including Packt's most popular titles, ranging from, jQuery, WordPress through to Microsoft Silverlight. Additionally, Packt's best-selling titles "Building Powerful and Robust Websites with Drupal 6" and "Microsoft Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook" will also be available on the book library.

To celebrate the launch of PacktLib, Packt will enable every PacktPub.com account holder access to nine free eBooks including the `RSS and Atom' eBook. Please visit: http://packtlib.packtpub.com/ to sign in to the online digital book library using your Packt account or create a new one.

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