Shelley, An unofficial estimate is that this will add at least 500 more books to international once we manually change the settings on each book. Scott ________________________________________ From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Shelley L. Rhodes [guidinggolden@xxxxxxxxx] Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2011 6:06 PM To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Take Your Pick Harvard University Press or Harlequin -- or Check Out Both at Bookshare These are both very exciting developments, smile. Scott, how manyy books are now available for International subscribers? Shelley L. Rhodes, M.A. CVRT and Ludden black Labrador Guide Dog. Diamonds may be a woman's best friend, but a dog is mine. ----- Original Message ----- From: Scott Rains<mailto:scottr@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Cc: bks_announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:bks_announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 3:58 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Take Your Pick Harvard University Press or Harlequin -- or Check Out Both at Bookshare Volunteers, Two announcements moments ago on Harvard and Harlequin: 1) Harvard University Press, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has signed our agreement, giving us world rights to their titles. They will be supplying backlist titles to us in PDF directly and frontlist in EPUB starting in March through Bibliovault. Harvard has a backlist of well over a thousand titles and a frontlist of 220 titles per year. Founded in 1913, Harvard University Press publishes important nonfiction in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. They have published such classic works as "The Poems of Emily Dickinson," John Rawls's "Theory of Justice," and E.O. Wilson's "On Human Nature” and such authors as T.S. Eliot<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674931503>, e.e. cummings<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674440104>, Lionel Trilling<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674808614>, Leonard Bernstein<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674920019>, Jane Goodall, Italo Calvino<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674810402>, Umberto Eco<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674810518>, John Cage<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674440081>, Nadine Gordimer,<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674962323> Eudora Welty, Walter Benjamin, Stephen Jay Gould, Carol Gilligan, and Helen Vendler. HUP is also the publisher of the Loeb Classical Library<http://www.hup.harvard.edu/collection.php?recid=340> which totals nearly 500 volumes of Greek and Latin texts, with facing English translations. Of special importance to Bookshare is the extensive list of titles for post-secondary students. http://www.hup.harvard.edu/resources/educators/ http://www.hup.harvard.edu/ 2) Harlequin Enterprises Limited, based in Don Mills, Ontario, Canada, has signed our agreement, giving us world rights to its titles, the majority of which they hold world rights for. They will be giving us 7,000 backlist titles they have digitized in EPUB and will be distributing 300 frontlist titles a month ongoing via LibreDigital, who also distributes HarperCollins and S&S to Bookshare. They will be providing ONIX metadata via NetReads (which distributes RAND and S&S metadata). Harlequin is the world’s largest publisher of romance fiction. They publish in 28 languages in 114 international markets on six continents. Since its inception sixty years ago, Harlequin has sold over 6 billion books and is Canada’s most successful publisher and one of its largest international businesses. Harlequin has a global presence with offices in twenty countries around the world. Harlequin’s imprints include Harlequin, Silhouette, MIRA Books, LUNA Books, HQN Books, Steeple Hill Books, Harlequin Teen, Kimani Press, Spice, Harlequin Nonfiction, and Gold Eagle. They are a forward-looking technology company with a wide range of innovate eBooks, downloadable audio, and mobile phone applications. Harlequin has been committed to working with Bookshare since we first approached them over two years ago but they needed to hold off until they had fully migrated to EPUB which they have just accomplished. http://www.eharlequin.com/?cmpid=PSSUPSOUT200907260463G&kw=harlequinenterprises To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.