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Burgundy to sell the new IET eBook collection in Europe

Oxford, UK, 30th August 2011: Specializing in the promotion of 
innovative publishers, Burgundy Information Services has signed 
an exclusive agreement with The Institution of Engineering & 
Technology (IET) to provide sales expertise to eleven countries 
across Europe. The exclusive representation includes Denmark, 
Estonia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, 
Poland, Serbia and Slovenia.

The IET is digitising its collection of 300+ books in the areas 
of engineering and technology, adding the collection to the IET 
Digital Library (IETDL) platform. The IET eBooks collection will 
be available in September 2011 and will feature searchability at 
keyword, author, book or chapter level either separately or 
together with all IET journals and conferences. The IET eBooks 
will benefit from Inspec database indexing at chapter level and 
will be DRM free.

Speaking of the partnership Nancy Buckley, Managing Director of 
Burgundy commented "Burgundy is excited to be working with the 
IET to launch this exciting new product. Our investment in sales 
staff for the Eastern European market will maximize our sales 
success for this e-Book collection."

The IET's Publishing Strategic Relations Manager Diane Richards 
said "We recognise Burgundy's expertise in selling both 
engineering content and eBook collections for a wide range of 
specialist publishers. Our new eBook collection will enhance 
IET's digital publication collection and we are excited at the 
prospect of this new product-launch."

About Burgundy

Burgundy represents a wide range of publishers' aggregators 
specializing in negotiating the delivery of scholarly information 
to Libraries and Information Centres throughout Europe. Burgundy 
is an independent and highly motivated company based in 
Oxfordshire, England.

Contact Details: Nancy Buckley, Burgundy Information Services, 9 
Orchard Piece, Mollington, Oxfordshire, OX17 1DP, UK, 
nancy@burgundyservices.com, Tel: +44 (0) 1295 758089, 

About The IET

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is a 
world-leading professional organisation, sharing and advancing 
knowledge to promote science, engineering and technology across 
the world. The IET provides a range of leading publications and 
information services in the areas of engineering and technology 
including the Inspec database which contains over 12 million 
bibliographic abstracts and indexing to journal articles, 
conference proceedings, technical reports and other literature in 
the fields of science and technology.

Contact Details: Diane Richards, Publishing Strategic Relations 
Manager, The IET, Michael Faraday House, Six Hills Way, 
Stevenage, SG1 2AY, UK
drichards@theiet.org, Tel: +44 (0)1438 767247,