Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 09, 2011
In conjunction with the launch of NOOK Apps™ for NOOK Color™, The Award-Winning Readers Tablet™ from Barnes & Noble, Wiley has released five study-aid applications developed to leverage the strengths of the NOOK Color reading platform and to create a dynamic environment in which to interact with must-have information. The apps include:
- Basic Spanish For Dummies: This app offers a one-way ticket to speaking Mexican Spanish with confidence, whether you’re learning from scratch or refreshing existing skills. Basic Spanish For Dummies features flashcards that highlight common English-Spanish words and phrases, with audio playback; a Spanish-English and English-Spanish mini-dictionary, ideal for on-the-go reference; video tutorials with pronunciation help; and the rules for using formal and informal greetings and introductions.
- Wiley CPA Exam Review Focus Notes: Prepare for the CPA exam with Wiley CPA Exam Review Focus Notes On-the-Go apps, including: (1) FAR Notes; (2) REG Notes; (3) BEC Notes; and (4) AUD Notes. Each of these four apps provides hundreds of study cards designed to help users to quickly and easily study for the exam wherever they are. Reinforce concepts, search for specific topics by keyword, create custom notes, and more.
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.
Our core businesses publish scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and Web sites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 705 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 636 college bookstores serving nearly 4 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com (http://www.bn.com), one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™ (http://www.bn.com/ebooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK™ eReading product offering, customers can buy and read eBooks on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK eBook Readers, devices from partner companies, and hundreds of the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software.
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company's corporate website: http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com.