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BW: ibooks.com Offers O'Reilly Bestsellers in Powerful New Digital Format

Feb 28, 2000, 16:07 (0 Talkback[s])

"Online Reference Provider Distributes 50 O'Reilly Titles."

"ibooks.com, the leading e-publishing company for online reference books, today announced a distribution agreement with O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., a leading technical information and publishing company.

"Under the terms of the agreement, ibooks.com will convert the content of 50 O'Reilly & Associates books into ibooks.com's powerful digital format, and sell a new digital version of the books on the ibooks.com Web site, www.ibooks.com.

"This agreement provides ibooks.com with digital distribution rights to best-selling O'Reilly titles such as HTML: The Definitive Guide (3rd Edition), Java in a Nutshell (3rd Edition), Programming Perl (2nd Edition) and Running Linux (3rd Edition). IT professionals will now be able to effectively evaluate, purchase and immediately use the valuable content within O'Reilly's best-selling computer books anytime, anywhere.

"'ibooks.com offers an unbeatable value proposition for our customers: an online e-books service with easy searching and browsing capabilities,' said Linda Walsh, O'Reilly's director of E-book Publishing."

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