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Monday, 5th May 2014

Scribd Partners with Wiley to Add "For Dummies" Reference Series

By Africa S. Hands

From the press release:

Scribd, an e-book subscription service featuring 300,000+ e-books ranging from contemporary bestsellers to beloved classics, announced its expansion into educational reading with an unprecedented partnership with Wiley, the publisher of the world-renowned "For Dummies" reference series. The partnership makes 1,000 of Wiley's books immediately available as part of Scribd's monthly e-book subscription, positioning Scribd as an immediate destination for information-hungry consumers.

All Wiley titles are available immediately through Wiley's Scribd profile and on the homepage. Scribd's reference category will include all "For Dummies" as well as all other relevant books from Wiley and other informational guides.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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