De Gruyter, the international academic publishing house, announced today that it has signed an agreement with YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor, whereby nearly 10,000 titles from De Gruyter's eBook program, e-dition, will be made available for purchase through GOBI3 (Global Online Bibliographic Information), YBP's acquisition and collection management interface. De Gruyter publishes more than 850 new titles annually in medicine, the humanities, natural sciences and law, in addition to more than 600 journals and digital media publications.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of digital and physical books and entertainment products, announced the launch of a new mobile platform that allows consumers to buy and download digital audiobooks on their Apple and Android devices. Currently, Acoustik is live at selected retailers and is coming soon for libraries. The free app is powered by Findaway World, LLC, an innovative, industry leader in audiobook distribution. 

Charlotte, N.C.-based distributor Baker & Taylor Inc. has launched the first phase of its integrated digital media distribution platform through a licensing partnership with ebrary, an e-content services and technologies provider headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. The new platform will make electronic and print titles a one-stop-shopping experience for Baker & Taylor customers.

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