TITLE

Merriam-Webster to Make Dictionary Mobile Experience

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;6/12/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Merriam-Webster and its launching of a mobile dictionary. Merriam-Webster of Springfield, Massachusetts, the publisher of the reference staple Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, has collaborated with Paragon Software to create an authoritative mobile dictionary that was launched two weeks ago. The mobile dictionary is a downloadable application. According to director of marketing Hillary Hoffman, pricing varies by type of phone platform and dictionary.
ACCESSION #
21215777

 

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