RR Donnelley's LibreDigital Selected to Provide Global E-Book Solutions to HarperCollins Publishers
CHICAGO—May 28, 2015—RR Donnelley & Sons announced today that LibreDigital of the RR Donnelley Digital Solutions group has been awarded a multi-year agreement to provide e-book services and metadata distribution solutions to HarperCollins Publishers across all global divisions including HarperCollins, Harlequin, and HarperCollins Christian Publishing.
As part of the agreement, all HarperCollins divisions will leverage LibreDigital's Harvest platform to seamlessly manage and track a dynamic matrix of digital asset and metadata distribution needs.
"The global nature of our publishing business demands that we have a scalable, flexible solution for managing our ebook products," said Larry Nevins, executive vice president of operations for HarperCollins Publishers. "LibreDigital's Harvest platform allows our e-book products to get to the right marketplaces at the right time."
LibreDigital has been providing services to HarperCollins Publishers since 2006, and this new contract renews and extends that relationship.
"We are very excited to continue our role as a technology platform provider to HarperCollins Publishers," noted Tyler Ruse, general Manager of LibreDigital. "The Harvest platform provides tools that allow publishers to scale their digital businesses globally while maintaining visibility and control of their digital assets."
A demonstration of the Harvest platform can be seen at the BookExpo America conference held this week until Friday, May 29, in New York City at booth DZ1967.
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RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) helps organizations communicate more effectively by working to create, manage, produce, distribute and process content on behalf of our customers. The company assists customers in developing and executing multichannel communication strategies that engage audiences, reduce costs, drive revenues and increase compliance. RR Donnelley's innovative technologies enhance digital and print communications to deliver integrated messages across multiple media to highly targeted audiences at optimal times for clients in virtually every private and public sector. Strategically located operations provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic, geographic and technological advantages of a global organization.
Source: RR Donnelley.