Softcover Books Enhance Springer's Ebook Collection

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                                                                                                 Registered library patrons
                                                                                             can now order softcover copies
                                                                                             of Springer books for their
                                                                                             personal use that the library
                                                                                             has purchased. Users can just
      (continued from page 37)                                                               click on the MyCopy button
                                                                                             on SpringerLink. The first
      to interviews with the university’s Nobel Prize winners to an exploration of the       wave of the pilot project in-
      school’s code-breaking exploits during World War II.                                   cludes more than 20 libraries
         Source: University of Cambridge (www.cam.ac.uk)                                     and research institutions in
                                                                                             the U.S. and Canada. Users
                                                                                             can place orders as of No-
      Softcover Books Enhance                                                                vember 2008. MyCopy cur-
      Springer’s Ebook Collection                                                            rently extends to more than
                                                                                             11,000 electronic Springer
         Springer Science+Business Media announced the launch of MyCopy, a pilot proj-       books published since 2005.
      ect designed to boost services for ebook users.                                        The cover of the book is printed in color; the inside is printed in black and white. The
                                                                                             universal price of $24.95 for each book includes shipping and handling in the U.S.
                                                                                             and Canada. Springer, in conjunction with the print-on-demand provider, will be
                                                                                             coordinating the ordering and shipping.


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