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The University of British Columbia Library Adds Thousands of Same-Day Newspapers and Magazines to Its Collection with PressReader

Complimentary Digital Newspapers and Magazines Available to Library Patrons

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The University of British Columbia (UBC) expands its collection with the addition of PressReader, the world's best digital newspaper and magazine service. PressReader gives faculty and students access to more than 2,500 local, regional and international titles on their personal laptops, tablets and smartphones.

"PressReader is a great solution for libraries like UBC that are looking to extend their global catalogue," said Igor Smirnoff, chief commercial officer for PressReader. "PressReader's convenient, eco-friendly delivery format and advanced technology makes researching global content an easy experience."

PressReader offers publications from more than 100 countries and in 60 languages. Popular titles include Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Aujourd'hui en France (France), The Guardian (UK), Gulf News (UAE) and more. Patrons can easily access the service by connecting to the library's Wi-Fi and visiting PressReader.com, Library.PressDisplay.com or by downloading the free PressReader app to their device. With unlimited access and the convenience of downloading titles for later reading, patrons never have to worry about the availability of content.

PressReader offers a revolutionary reading experience with its proprietary technology that presents news in a seamless horizontal format and offers a unique collection of top stories from the world's best news sources through its advanced article ranking technology. Patrons can also make use of many powerful features like cross-title search to find content on topics, instant article translation and more.

To learn more about the PressReader service, please speak with a library staff member at UBC.

About PressReader

PressReader is an all-you-can-read digital newsstand that connects people through news. More than 30 million people use PressReader to read, share and talk about news. Full issues of 2,500+ global newspapers and magazines can be read online, in print or downloaded via the app. PressReader is offered at thousands of libraries, hotels, corporate offices, airport lounges and other businesses, as well as on airlines and cruise lines worldwide. PressReader partners with more than 3,500 publishers in over 100 countries, providing the technology to help them monetize and distribute their content and the multi-channel digital platforms to grow their global reach and readership.

For more information visit pressreader.com or about.pressreader.com, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest.

Media Contact: Chanelle Dupre, PressReader, 6043539911, [email protected]

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