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Marcel Dekker Partners With netLibrary To Publish Hundreds of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Texts Online

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Marcel Dekker Partners With netLibrary To Publish 
Hundreds of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Texts Online

NEW YORK-In response to increased demand from scholars and professionals
for easily accessible Internet-based texts, publisher Marcel Dekker Inc.
and eBook provider netLibrary Inc. today announced a partnership to offer
nearly 500 scientific, technical, and medical eBook titles on the

The Dekker titles comprise frequently referenced works in the subject
areas of medicine, life science, engineering, chemistry, mathematics and
statistics, agriculture, food science and technology, library and
information science, and public administration.  Dekker's eBooks will be
available directly to consumers at the netLibrary website and to library
patrons at hundreds of public, university, and special libraries in the
netLibrary network.

"Researchers want more than just quality information*they want information
that's easy to access, search, and use," said Dekker Chief Operating
Officer David Dekker.  "With netLibrary, readers are getting the easiest
way to use Dekker's reference material."

At the netLibrary website, readers can search eBooks by subject, author,
title, or by a key word search of every word in every eBook in the
netLibrary collection.  Once readers find what they are looking for, they
can borrow or purchase eBooks, download them to their hard drives, make
notes, and highlight and print selections from the digital text.

"Internet-based eBooks are revolutionizing the way people gather and use
information through anytime/anywhere access and multimedia functionality,"
said netLibrary President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy R. Schiewe.
"The partnership between netLibrary and Marcel Dekker represents an
advancement in both the quality and quantity of eBooks available to
readers on the Internet."

About Marcel Dekker 

Marcel Dekker (www.dekker.com) is a privately held, international firm
specializing in scientific, technical, and medical publishing.  Dekker has
an active list of approximately 3,000 titles and publishes 80 scholarly
periodicals.  In addition to the nearly 500 eBooks it will publish with
netLibrary, Dekker's online program includes "Dekker e-Pubs," searchable
full-text versions of its journals.  The company is headquartered in New
York City and maintains offices in Monticello, New York, and Basel,

About netLibrary

netLibrary (www.netLibrary.com) integrates the convenience, access, and
capabilities of the Web with the familiarity and depth of content patrons
experience today at their local or university library.  Boulder, Colo.-based
netLibrary has signed agreements with more than 80 leading publishers of
trade, scholarly, academic, and reference books, including Harvard Business
Press, ABC-CLIO, Cambridge University Press, Columbia University Press,
Grove's Dictionaries Inc., Houghton-Mifflin, Macmillan Publishers Ltd. UK,
The McGraw-Hill Companies, The MIT Press, O'Reilly and Associates, and now,
Marcel Dekker Inc., to provide readers with an extensive selection of trade,
scholarly, reference, and professional books in electronic format.

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For information from Dekker:			For information from
Ms. Doris Cheng				Mr. Brian Bell
dcheng@dekker.com <mailto:dcheng@dekker.com>
bbell@netLibrary.com <mailto:bbell@netLibrary.com>   
212.696.9000 Ext. 445				303.381.8703