I have included the full text of our press release below; any members who
wish to try for some local exposure are welcome to use it.
Karin Isgur Bergsagel
Date: 18 April 2010
Bookbuyers' Choice Boosted by Link-Up Between Major Bookselling
Booklovers and collectors across Europe and throughout the world will have a
greater choice of high quality used and antiquarian books than ever before
after a historic link-up between the world's only dedicated online
booksellers' association and the European-based Marelibri.com association.
The Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) has joined forces with
Marelibri.com to promote the importance of high quality, professional
independent online bookselling.
Most importantly, the link-up means that all the books listed by IOBA
members on IOBAbooks.com will now be available through the Marelibri.com
portal. This will be facilitated by IOBAbooks.com's website host,
The IOBA, founded in 1999, is the only booksellers' trade association
focused solely on independent online sellers of modern, used and antiquarian
books. The organization, which now has over 250 professional bookseller
members from North America, Europe, Africa and Australasia, is dedicated to
promoting the highest ethical standards of online bookselling among its
Marelibri.com was born in 2007 and has quickly become one of the largest
European sites for used, antiquarian and modern books with more than 80
million books available from thousands of international independent
IOBAbooks.com Committee Chairman Phil Keener said: "This link-up between the
IOBA and Marelibri.com gives bookbuyers and collectors, particularly those
in Europe, access to a greater choice of high quality used and antiquarian
books than ever before.
"Both organizations are totally dedicated to ensuring that the online
bookbuying experience is as safe and fulfilling as possible for customers
throughout Europe and the rest of the world by promoting trust between
customers and booksellers by providing a safe online environment for the
sale and purchase of books."
Marelibri.com President Dr. Sergio Malavasi said: "We are proud to announce
that another web site, IOBAbooks.com, has joined the Marelibri platform.
IOBA is an independent association that, like our other partners, only
offers books from professional booksellers. It is now possible to browse
through more than 80 million books from 10 web sites on Marelibri."
NOTES TO EDITORS
For more information please contact Phil Keener, IOBAbooks.com Committee
Chairman, at Keenerbooks@wi.rr.com
Further information about IOBA, IOBAbooks.com or Marelibri.com can be found
at www.ioba.org <http://www.ioba.org/> , www.iobabooks.com
<http://www.iobabooks.com/> or www.marelibri.com
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