Adobe Systems Inc. today announced the release of more than 200 eBook titles targeted at mobile professionals. The titles include offerings from the Wall Street Journal, Charles Schwab, and others.
Adobe Vice President of product marketing for cross media Susan Altman Prescott says it’s all about Adobe’s vision of “anytime, anywhere, on any device.”
“Mobile professionals now have a convenient way to easily access hundreds of compelling business eBooks to help them solve a problem or do their jobs better. Making this content readily available on their laptops gives them the advantage of catching up on important reading at their convenience,” said Prescott.
The new eBooks can be purchased from
Barnes and Noble.com and
Amazon.com. Specific titles include: eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work by Randall E. Stross (Crown Business) The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander (Harvard Business School Press) Online Investing: The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition’s Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful Online Investor by Dave Pettit and Rich Jaroslovsky (Crown Business) Competing for the Future by Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad (Harvard Business School Press) Best Practices: Building Your Business with Customer-Focused Solutions by Robert Hiebeler and Thomas Kelly (Touchstone Books) Free Agent Nation, How Americas New Independent Workers are Transforming The Way We Live by Daniel H. Pink (iPublish/Time Warner Books)
eBooks leverage Adobe’s PDF, or Portable Document Format, to incorporate color imagery, font support and other key features. When the publisher authorizes it, users can also print and lend their eBooks to other users, as well.
A beta version of Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader 2.1 is available for download from Adobe’s
eBooks Web site.