From the press release:

Québec, April 11 2012 – The Presses de l’Université Laval  (PUL) today announced the launch of its new online ebookstore and iPad ereading application. Both were developed by Nu-book, a North American leader in ereading applications for tablets.

Customers can now access a new section on the PUL’s website dedicated entirely to ebooks that can be read on their iPads using the PUL’s ereading app. The PUL ereading app is available for free in Apple’s App Store. As of today, over 200 ebooks, optimized for reading on the iPad, are available on the PUL’s website.

“ With our own ereading application, we are certain that our customers receive high-quality ebooks that can be read in an environment that is user-friendly and entirely adapted to the content and nature of our works. Our app offers readers  a wide variety of practical tools to annotate their ebooks, perform searches, view enriched content, and organize their ebook libraries as they see fit, ” explained Denis Dion, Editor at the PUL.

To purchase ebooks from the PUL, visit:

To download the PUL’s ereading application, visit: iTunes

The Presses de l’Université Laval
Founded in 1950, the Presses de l’Université de Laval (PUL) has become the largest French university press in North America, publishing over 120 books per year, most of which are part of the PUL’s 80 book collections. The PUL’s catalogue is comprised of scientific works, books that vulgarize complex subjects,  textbooks for university and college students, and beautiful coffee table books. The PUL’s books are available worlwide thanks to its efficient distribution network. For more information:

About Nu-book
Through its unique and innovative business model, Nu-book allows publishing houses to take control of their ebook ecosystem. Nu-book offers an effective and profitable solution for publishers who want to bring their front- and back-lists into the digital realm. The company also offers white label services. With over 40 years experience providing publishing and print production technology and services, Nu-book has a true, in-depth grasp on the book business. Its headquarters are located in Québec, Canada.
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