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  1. 1. media contacts Marty Moe Tish Wagner ebrary ebrary 650-230-0752 770-725-0585 marty.moe@ebrary.com tishwagner@aol.com ebrary tunes up its online collection with sheet music from byron hoyt August ,  – Mountain View, CA –ebrary™ “One of the most wonderful things about music is that it (www.ebrary.com), a leading provider of information truly is a universal language—when listened to or when distribution and retrieval services, today announced that it read—it transcends the barrier of language,” said has licensed its technology to Byron Hoyt Christopher Warnock, CEO of ebrary. “Making sheet music (www.byronhoyt.com), the premier provider of resources for and educational materials accessible online is a great musical excellence, to make more than 7,000 classical sheet opportunity for libraries to provide valuable services to their music and educational titles available online to libraries patrons.” worldwide. Over the next few months, the Byron Hoyt “Byron Hoyt is committed to the acquisition and sharing of collection will grow to include hundreds of thousands of musical knowledge,” said Gregory Cheng, Proprietor of pages of sheet music for bands, orchestras, instruments and Byron Hoyt. “Partnering with ebrary helps us to achieve this vocalists, spanning a wide range of genres from classical to goal, and at the same time, helps us to quickly and efficiently jazz, country, pop and rock & roll. tap new online markets.” “Sheet music is a subject area that has long been overlooked Byron Hoyt inaugurates its digital sheet music collection by the majority of database vendors despite the fact that a with this partnership and the more than 100,000 pages of significant number of patrons and students study or are music from Theodore Presser’s CD Sheet Music™ product. interested in music,” said Michael Keller, University “CD Sheet Music’s application for libraries is especially Librarian, and Director of Academic Information Resources strong due to the extensive number of seminal works from for Stanford University. “By offering a vast collection of the classical genre and the quality of those files,” said Thomas quality music that can be downloaded anytime, from Broido, President of Theodore Presser Company and anywhere, Byron Hoyt and ebrary offer a significant President of the Music Publisher’s Association. “In ebrary advantage for libraries worldwide.” and Byron Hoyt we have found the ideal partners to deliver Under terms of the agreement, ebrary will help distribute this product to institutions around the globe.” Byron Hoyt’s collection as a standalone database to libraries. The Byron Hoyt collection may be seamlessly integrated pricing and availability with the ebrarian™ for Libraries database, which features over 13,000 digitized books in key subject areas including Both Byron Hoyt and ebrary are currently accepting orders business & economics, computers & technology and social for the Byron Hoyt sheet music collection. Libraries that sciences from over 130 leading academic, trade and sign up by December 31, 2002 may take advantage of Byron professional publishers. Hoyt’s introductory offer, which includes an annual subscription to the Byron Hoyt online database for $1,950 and one dozen free CDs. 360 n. bernardo avenue, mountain view, ca 94043 tel 650 230 0700 | 45 e. 30th street, new york, ny 10016 tel 212 532 4717 | www.ebrary.com copyright ©2002, ebrary, inc. all rights reserved. ebrary and ebrarian are trademarks of ebrary, inc.
  2. 2. For more information about ebrarian for Libraries, ebrary’s searchable database of more than 13,000 full-text books or to enroll in a free 30-day trial, visit www.ebrary.com. about byron hoyt Byron Hoyt is the premier provider of resources for musical excellence. Founded in 1960, the company continues to foster a musical community in the time-honored tradition of acquiring and sharing musical knowledge. Byron Hoyt serves musicians around the globe from its downtown San Francisco location by providing access to the broadest selection of sheet music (currently, over 350,000 traditional titles are available online at www.byronhoyt.com ) as well as access to some of the most knowledgeable people in the sheet music industry. about ebrary ebrary is a leading provider of information distribution and retrieval services. The company’s customizable ebrarian solution combines powerful software with copyright- protected books, journals, periodicals and other online documents provided by more than 130 of the world’s leading publishers. The ebrarian solution enables libraries, institutions and other organizations to give their users access to authoritative materials and customizable research tools that allow them to automatically access additional materials, biographical information, maps, translations, definitions and more when words or phrases are selected. ebrary’s publishing partners benefit from new sales and marketing opportunities on the Internet. ebrary is privately held and is funded by Random House Ventures LLC, Pearson plc and The McGraw-Hill Companies. For more information, visit www.ebrary.com. 360 n. bernardo avenue, mountain view, ca 94043 tel 650 230 0700 | 45 e. 30th street, new york, ny 10016 tel 212 532 4717 | www.ebrary.com copyright ©2002, ebrary, inc. all rights reserved. ebrary and ebrarian are trademarks of ebrary, inc.

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