CRCnetBASE Wins CHOICE Outstanding Academic Resource Award

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BOCA RATON, Fla. and SANTA CLARA, Calif.—January 11, 2011—The CRCnetBASE eBook platform from CRC Press is the recipient of the prestigious "Outstanding Academic Resource (OAR)" award from CHOICE. OAR winners are chosen for their "excellence in scholarship and presentation and the significance of their contribution to the field." The award follows the launch of the new Atypon™ powered CRCnetBASE in February 2010, a "Highly Recommended" review from CHOICE Magazine and the ALPSP (Association of Learned and Society Publishers) 2010 award for best eBook Publisher-best platform in the Fall.

"By deciding to place all of our eBook content in one place and adding features for librarians and researchers, we were certain that we were building an exceptional site for both audiences," said John Lavender, CRC Press Senior Vice-President of Publishing and On-Line Products. "I am delighted that our re-launch of the CRCnetBASE site this year continues to be acknowledged with awards and positive feedback. We look forward to continued recognition in 2011 and continue to make enhancements to the site and add new titles."

CRCnetBASE offers subscription and purchase access to over 7,000 scientific and technical eBooks spanning 40 disciplines. Featuring 37 tightly focused Signature netBASE collections and 5 Premium netBASE collections (which feature multiple Signature netBASEs), the collections are built to drive and complement today's research. The platform allows users to create personalized accounts where they can save queries, place favorite content onto a virtual bookshelf, purchase individual chapters or eBooks, and recommend content to friends.

Institutional account management tools are integrated within the platform. Registered library administrators can view their IP ranges, add additional administrators, download COUNTER usage reports, and personalize their institutions site directly from their user account.

In addition to e-books published under the imprint of CRC Press, CRCnetBASE also includes online references from Auerbach and Chapman & Hall. Annual subscriptions and perpetual subscriptions are available for institutional, corporate, and academic customers. For more information, please contact or visit

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