Toronto/Quebec, November 2, 2011 – Irwin Law, Canada’s youngest and most innovative law publisher, has signed an agreement with Nubook, the leading developer of eBook reading applications, to distribute its front- and back-lists on tablets.
Before the end of the year, Irwin Law’s ebook catalogue will be available in a reading interface designed by the publisher for an optimal user experience. François Guérard, president and CEO of Nubook, said: “We offer publishing houses a new avenue to add value to their books, thanks to digital technology. Nubook’s unique and innovative solution allows publishers to take full control of their ebooks ecosystem by deciding the reading experience, preserving the visual richness of their books, defining their sales conditions, getting complete customer information, building their brand and enjoying an innovative business model.”
Jeffrey Miller, Irwin Law’s president and publisher said “We are very excited to give our readers a new way to consult our ebooks that is fully compatible with and complementary to our distribution strategy and our e-Library service. In addition, the Nubook solution allows us to preserve the unique and attractive design that differentiates our law books, while providing our readers with great features like refined search, links, and markups set up according to our editorial choices for the best reading experience.”
Irwin Law Inc.
Irwin Law is the publisher of the Essentials of Canadian Law series, developed to fill the need for up-to-date, authoritative examinations of Canadian law. The books in the series offer serious but succinct treatments of the subjects that make up today’s legal environment. Each book, written by a leading Canadian authority in his or her field, provides clear, concise summaries and analyses of major topics. In 2009, Irwin Law introduced its e-Library, powered by ebrary.
Through its unique and innovative business model, Nubook allows publishing houses to take control of the ecosystem of ebooks. Nubook offers an effective and profitable solution for publishers who want to bring their front- and back-lists into the digital realm. With over 40 years experience providing publishing and print production technology and services, Nubook has a true, in-depth grasp on the book business. Nubook, the New Book Universe:
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Jeffrey Miller, President and Publisher, Irwin Law 416-862-7690 ext. 23, [email protected]
Céline Gallet, Marketing and Communications Manager, Nubook 418-694-9413 ext. 701, [email protected]