Baker & Taylor and LibreDigital Partner with Elsevier for Blio Books


Distributor Baker & Taylor and LibreDigital are partnering with Elsevier, the scientific, medical and technical publisher, to bring Elsevier’s books to the forthcoming Blio platform. The titles will include all sorts of rich-text enhancements, including video, audio and other cool stuff.

Tom Morgan, Chairman and CEO of Baker & Taylor, said in a release, “Blio is the perfect e-reader software to showcase Elsevier’s books, which provide highly specialized and informative text and graphics. Readers will enjoy a truly interactive reading–and learning–experience.”

By the end of 2010, Elsevier plans to launch 8,000-9,000 titles for Blio, some of them with exciting enhancements, like 3D technology.