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Sheridan Books, Inc. (SBI), a leading book manufacturer located in Michigan, announces the launch of Electronic Content Services, a suite of open and integrated services for managing electronic content.

With the launch of Electronic Content Services, SBI is able to address a growing desire of publishers to convert and distribute electronic content.  Sheridan’s ECS system is comprised of conversion, enrichment, and distribution services.  This suite of services allows publishers to convert files to popular eBook formats that can be read on eBook readers, handheld devices (including Apple iPad™ and Apple iPhone®), and online; provides the option to encrypt files with Digital Rights Management; and establishes an online publisher branded shopping site for delivery of their content to mobile or other electronic reading devices as well as online hosting and the dissemination of content to third party content sellers.

“We are excited about enabling our publishing partners to sell their content direct to consumers with minimal upfront or integration expense in formats that are compatible with today’s leading eBook reader and tablet devices”, states Joe Thomson, VP of Sales and Marketing at Sheridan Books.  “This offering will benefit both publishers and their customers as publishers will have the ability to provide their customers content when and how they want it in any format desired.”

Sheridan Books, Inc. is a leading book manufacturer providing professional publishers complete book manufacturing services.  Available printing options include sheet-fed and web offset printing, Digital Print Advantage, and Electronic Content Services.  SBI offers one-color through four-color text and component printing capabilities.  Multiple in-house binding styles include soft-bound and hard-bound.  Sheridan Books is a division of The Sheridan Group (Hunt Valley, MD).