Penguin Group USA Partners With NetGalley to Distribute Galleys Digitally
(Press Release) New York, New York, February 15, 2011—Penguin Group (USA) is teaming up with NetGalley to deliver galleys and promotional materials digitally. Starting this winter, Penguin will use NetGalley to share secure digital galleys—including in full-color—to reviewers, media contacts, booksellers, librarians, educators and other professional readers. Readers will be able to view select Penguin titles on computers and a variety of eReader devices.
"I'm very excited about our partnership with NetGalley," Matthew Boyd, Publishing Coordinator at Penguin Group (USA) said. "Providing books to readers in as many formats as possible has always been important to us, and NetGalley now allows us to accomplish this at the galley stage. The partnership also furthers Penguin's commitment to the environment, as we strive to find eco-friendly solutions at every phase of our publishing process."
Over 19,000 professional readers and 85 publishers already use NetGalley. Readers can register for free at www.netgalley.com. Readers can request titles from the catalog, or they can be invited to view titles directly by publishers.
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About Penguin Group USA
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. is the U.S. member of the internationally renowned Penguin Group. Penguin Group (USA) is one of the leading U.S. adult and children's trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Viking, G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Penguin Press, Riverhead Books, Dutton, Penguin Books, Berkley Books, Gotham Books, Portfolio, New American Library, Plume, Tarcher, Philomel, Grosset & Dunlap, Puffin, and Frederick Warne, among others. The Penguin Group (www.penguin.com) is part of Pearson plc, the international media company.