Books24x7: Professional Books Go Digital

Given ebooks’ recent growth in the trade, professional books are clearly ahead of the digital curve. Books24x7 was one of the earliest companies in the professional ebook space, licensing and repackaging ebooks for IT professionals on a subscription basis for nearly two decades. A subsidiary of SkillSoft since 2001, Books24x7 was founded in 1994 in Norwood, Mass., specifically “to offer powerful, easy-to-use electronic publishing products that take advantage of the familiar book metaphor,” according to an early mission statement. Over the intervening years, as ebooks and ways of staying connected have evolved, so has the company. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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