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Friday, June 26, 2009

ScrollMotion partners with LibreDigital and several publishers, including textbook publishers, to bring digital content to the iPhone

Earlier this month, ScrollMotion introduced the upgraded Iceberg e-reader iPhone app and it was reported that the app could feature access to over a million books, 50 major magazines, 170 daily newspapers, as well as, film, television, and educational content. This week, ScrollMotion formally announced digital content agreements with LibreDigital and several major publishers. According to the press release, LibreDigital, a provider of digital content platforms for publishers, will make its entire library of books, newspapers, and magazines available. The library includes content from publishers such as: HarperCollins, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, Baker & Taylor, and Wiley. ScrollMotion has also announced individual agreements with several publishers including: Houghton Mifflin, Harcourt, Simon & Schuster, Random House, Tribune Company, and Wiley. There is no word yet on the amount of textbook content that will be available.

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