Media alert: August 7, 2013
O'Reilly Media is pleased to announce an agreement with global publisher Packt Publishing that will make O'Reilly an online distributor for Packt's extensive and in-depth technology ebook program. Packt's online catalog totals more than 1,200 titles.
Sebastopol, CA (August 7, 2013)—O'Reilly Media is pleased to announce an agreement with global publisher Packt Publishing that will make O'Reilly an online distributor for Packt's extensive and in-depth technology ebook program. Packt's online catalog totals more than 1,200 titles.
"It's a privilege for Packt to partner with a great company like O'Reilly, and to bring our authors' products to this community. We create focused and practical titles that complement O'Reilly's definitive titles," said David Maclean, Packt's Managing Director.
"We're thrilled to be working with Packt," said Pascal Honscher, O'Reilly's General Manager for Corporate Development. "Packt's impressive selection of high-quality, technically relevant content will serve the interests of our audience well. It's an honor to make these Packt ebooks available to more readers online."
Packt ebooks purchased through oreilly.com are offered DRM-free and are available in multiple formats, usually including PDF, EPUB, and .MOBI. Free ebook updates are also guaranteed, along with lifetime access.
This alignment of philosophies and business models is exciting to all involved.
"Partnering with another publisher that shares and embraces similar digital content ideals—where content is made available to customers in multiple digital formats, all without DRM—is particularly gratifying," Honscher said.
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Packt Publishing provides books, ebooks, video tutorials, and articles for IT developers, administrators, and users. We bring working knowledge to IT professionals across the globe, recognizing that our users are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt's digitally focused business model allows us to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas. Our diverse portfolio encompasses web, mobile, game development. and much more.
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