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Chandos launches e-book platform

Chandos Publishing, a leading library and information science publishing company based in Oxford UK, (and an imprint of Woodhead Publishing Limited) is pleased to announce the launch of its e-book platform Chandos Publishing Online. MetaPress is the host provider for the site.

Chandos Publishing Online ( is a new electronic resource of library and information science, knowledge management and business information trends comprising over 200 e-books. Designed and created after thorough research amongst librarians and end users, the site is the first and only platform to offer the complete Chandos Publishing catalogue in one place.

The site offers advanced features and functionality, such as fast and powerful search tools, extensive librarian support tools and personalisation features including fully customisable RSS feeds. A range of innovative purchasing options are also available including a Pick ‘N’ Mix option. Initially launched with Information Management and Library Management collections, these will be followed later in 2012 with Asian Studies.

Commenting on the launch, Dr. Glyn Jones, Publisher, said “Chandos Publishing titles have never been available before as e-books, and we are delighted to be launching this extensive and comprehensive platform with which we are pleased to have partnered with MetaPress in its development and delivery. We look forward to working with them to further advance the strong features that Chandos Publishing Online already offers.”


About Chandos Publishing
Established in 1998, Chandos Publishing is a leading independent publisher of library and information science books. The Company’s success is based on quality standards, including customer-based market research, the appointment of world-class editors and authors, attention to editorial detail, good production, and excellent sales and marketing. All titles are available in both print and electronic format. Chandos Publishing is an imprint of Woodhead Publishing Limited.

About MetaPress
MetaPress serves publishers worldwide by hosting their e-content and making it accessible to an extensive audience who appreciates the high quality of client services that MetaPress provides. Currently, MetaPress provides services and support to more than 200 publishers, serving as a silent partner dedicated to supporting and enhancing the publisher’s brand in the marketplace. Services include content management, Web hosting, custom branded Website development, and e-commerce support.

MetaPress is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a diversified company founded in 1944.

For more information contact:
Martin Woodhead
Managing Director
Woodhead Publishing Limited
80 High Street
CB22 3HJ
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 499140 x 116
E-mail: [email protected]

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