NetLibrary Struggling As Costs Outpace Sales, Sources Say
- NetLibrary Nets $70 Million in Investment Funds. Hilts, Paul // Publishers Weekly;11/1/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 44, p17
Reports on the amount raised by netLibrary Inc. in venture-capital funding. Book publishers that invested in the company; Indications of the funding; Predicted books sales for 2000.
- In the Loop... // Book Publishing Report;07/17/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 28, p8
Presents news briefs concerning the book publishing industry in the United States, as of July 17, 2000. Holtzbrink Publishers' signing of a book publishing contract with `The New York Times' newspaper; NetLibrary Inc.'s creation of its own electronic book reading software; BookWorld Services'...
- E-books on EBSCOhost: Combining NetLibrary E-books with the EBSCOhost Platform. Gorrell, Michael // Information Standards Quarterly;Spring2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p31
The article discusses the addition of electronic books to the EBSCOhost platform at the publishing firm EBSCO Publishing Inc. in the U.S. It mentions that their efforts of acquiring the electronic content provider NetLibrary has given them an opportunity of extending their EBSCOhost platform. It...
- E-Book Vendors Look To Libraries for Growth. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;10/7/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 40, p12
Presents an update on the publishing industry as of October 2002. Services offered through Libwise, an automated Web service targeting libraries from online e-book retailer Fictionwise.com; Alliance between NetLibrary and Gale.
- E-Book Aftermath: Three More Publishers Fold Electronic Imprints. Rogers, Michael; Roncevic, Mirela // School Library Journal;Winter2002 Net Connect, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the decision of publishers to close their electronic book division. Services that Random House offered before its termination of services; Reason of Time Warner Trade Publishing for ending its iPublish.com electronic publishing division; Consequences of the bankruptcy filing of...
- In the Loop... // Book Publishing Report;05/08/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p7
Presents news briefs concerning book publishing in the United States as of May 8, 2000. Use of Handspring Visor handheld devices to read electronic books; Partnership of Ibooks.com with HungryMinds.com; Entry of netLibrary.com into the consumer market; Approval of the merger deal of Viacom...
- Harper, overdrive, NetLibrary Ink Pact. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;1/27/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 4, p113
Presents information on the agreement of publisher HarperCollins with electronic wholesaler and publisher OverDrive and NetLibrary. Terms of the agreement; Background on the digital library program of OverDrive; Benefit of the digital library program of OverDrive for HarperCollins.
- NetLibrary To Create e-Textbooks For Higher Education Market. // Educational Marketer;05/08/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p4
Deals with the group created by NetLibrary which provides eTextbook for the United States college and university market.
- NetLibrary's Star Dims And Rovia's Climbs As E-Textbooks Struggle To Find A Virtual Niche. // Educational Marketer;11/12/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 32, p1
Presents updates on electronic book publishers netLibrary in Boulder, Colorado and Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Rovia, as of November 12, 2001.