EditionGuard Facilitates Launch of eBook Sales for the Great Books Foundation
(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) (PRWEB) December 30, 2013
EditionGuard announces that its hosted Adobe DRM solution has been chosen by the Great Books Foundation for the organization’s eBook delivery. The Great Books Foundation (GBF) is an independent, nonprofit educational organization that provides opportunities for people of all ages to become more reflective, critical thinkers and readers through Shared Inquiry™ discussion of written works and ideas of enduring value.
GBF uses Magento for its E-commerce site and it welcomes EditionGuard's easy integration with the shopping cart platform. Like other eBook distributors, GBF was required to abide by agreements to digitally protect and securely distribute their selections. Although purchasing the Adobe Content Server software itself could have been a solution, GBF opted for EditionGuard's affordable pay-as-you-go pricing model to access the same powerful content server.
“EditionGuard's pricing model made sense and EditionGuard provides great support,” said Ellen Youniss, GBF’s IT Director. “EditionGuard allows us to sell and distribute our e-books in a convenient, affordable manner. It allows the Foundation to focus on what it does best--publishing books, and we don't have to worry about supporting yet another software platform. It also gives us room to grow as well sell more e-books,” Youniss continued.
EditionGuard is equally pleased to work with the Great Books Foundation. “We're proud to support this nonprofit organization in its mission to empower readers of all ages,” said Turgay Birand, EditionGuard's CEO and founder.
EditionGuard is an affordable hosted eBook DRM (Digital Rights Management) solution for protecting ePub and PDF eBooks from piracy. It leverages the industry standard DRM system Adobe Content Server, the same technology used by the biggest names in the digital publishing sector.
About the Great Books Foundation
Headquartered in Chicago, the Great Books Foundation (http://www.greatbooks.org) is an independent nonprofit educational organization established in 1947 to promote liberal education for the general public. In 1962, the Foundation extended its mission to children with the introduction of Junior Great Books. Today, the Foundation conducts professional learning courses for thousands of educators each year, publishes books for readers of all ages, and helps readers establish their own discussion groups in schools, libraries, and community centers.
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