“ebrary Launches QuickView for Instant Document Viewing in a Browser - 05 Nov 2008
E-book technology firm ebrary, US, has announced the availability of ebrary QuickView, which enables end-users to instantly view documents in many of the leading web browsers and even works on the iPhone. No software downloads or installations are required.
Currently offered in conjunction with ebrary’s new Java-based Reader, ebrary QuickView claims to be ideal for quickly accessing and exploring documents in the ebrary system such as e-books, maps, journals, reports, and other authoritative information. For a richer and more productive research experience, an end-user can also choose to use ebrary’s Java-based Reader.
ebrary QuickView currently offers features such as instant viewing and page flipping in a web browser; relevancy ranking at the chapter level with links to specific sections; navigate to search terms or specified pages; search within documents for key words; view and navigate to highlights and notes created using an ebrary Reader; and multiple view magnifications.
Princeton University subscribes to Ebrary.
Source: Knowledgespeak Newsletter, Nov. 5th.