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SwetsWise adds Edward Elgar eBook content to its catalog

Press Release   •   Jul 19, 2013 08:47 SGT

SwetsWise adds Edward Elgar eBook content to its catalog

Swets is pleased to announce that Edward Elgar publishing, the leading international publisher of academic books and journals in economics, finance, business and management, law, environment, public and social policy has signed an agreement to make all of its 2300 eBooks on Elgaronline available to order directly via SwetsWise. This online information management and procurement platform provides Swets customers with a single, one-stop shop from which to browse over 1 million ebooks, from close to 50 providers and aggregators, making it the largest collection of its kind in the
industry.

“Swets’ unique, neutral position in the market enables libraries to compare and contrast content from a number of vendors, making the process of selecting and acquiring eBook content easier to manage.” said Linda Vendryes, Global Business Development Manager for Swets. “ Edward Elgar
publishing is one of the leading lights in law and business publishing and their extensive range of high quality eBook content will boost the reputation of our catalog even further.”

“Swets’ aim to make ebooks easier to manage aligns perfectly with our own strategy to make Elgaronline an easy acquisition decision for libraries.” said Tim Williams, Managing Director at Edward Elgar Publishing.  “Elgaronline was designed with the help of librarians for academic library users and comes with multiuser access, DRM free downloads, an intuitive user interface and seamless
integration library search technology.  We are delighted that our partnership with Swets has resulted in a number of new customers so quickly.“

SwetsWise’
eBook service makes it easy for librarians and information professionals to quickly locate the eBooks they need. Through one interface they can compare the pricing and purchase models of differing vendors and select the policies to suit their budget. Popular acquisition models include:
 

    • pick & choose in perpetuity
       
    • subject collections in perpetuity
       
    • patron driven collections through aggregators in
      perpetuity
       
    • annual subscription collections

Further details on Swets’ full eBook offerings can be found at www.swets.com/ebooks

About Edward Elgar publishing
Founded in 1986, Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading international, family owned publisher in
economics, business and management, law and the social sciences. We have successfully created a prestigious list with over 4,000 titles in print, publishing over 350 new books a year.  We recently
won the award for Independent Academic, Professional and Educational Publisher of the Year 2013 at the Bookseller Industry Awards.  We have three offices, Cheltenham and Camberley in the UK and Northampton, MA, US.  For more information about Edward Elgar Publishing see our website, watch our video, read our author blog and please do check out our new Elgaronline content platform.

Contact

Tim Williams, Managing
Director, Edward Elgar Publishing:  
+44 (0)1242 226934   tim@e-elgar.co.uk

About Swets
Swets is the global market leader in managing professional information. It develops and delivers services that enable the use of knowledge to its full extent. From more than twenty offices around the world it actively serves clients and publishers in over 160 countries. The company’s
active role in today’s complex information marketplace has been regularly awarded by E-Content Magazine in their annual “100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry.” It is the only information agent to be ISO 9001:2008 certified on a global basis, a standard which affirms the company’s stringent operation and client service procedures. For more information on Swets see our website, watch our videos or follow us on Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Media Contacts
Damian Leslie
External Communications Executive
Swets
Dellaertweg 9b
Leiden 2316 WZ
The Netherlands
E : dleslie@nl.swets.com


Swets is the global market leader in managing professional information. We develop and deliver innovating services that enable the use of knowledge to its full extent. From more than twenty offices around the world we actively serve clients and publishers in over 160 countries. Our active role in today’s complex information marketplace has led E-Content Magazine to award us regularly in their annual “100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry.” We are the only information agent to be ISO 9001:2008 certified on a global basis, which pays testament to our stringent operation and client service procedures. www.swets.comSwets is the world's leading information services company. We build on 110 years of experience to maximize the return on investments in time and money for clients and publishers in today's complex information marketplace. With clients in over 160 countries and more than twenty offices around the world, Swets is a true "long tail" powerhouse that provides the most comprehensive and sophisticated e-commerce platform currently available in its field.

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