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Government Printing Office Partners With Apple On eBooks

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), the agency that helps federal agencies produce books and reports, has teamed up with Apple to sell federal eBooks via iTunes. GPO agencies are already selling eBooks through Google, Barnes & Noble, OverDrive, Diesel eBooks, eBookpie.com, Ingram, and Zinio.
GPO has instructions on its website about how to buy its books from Apple. Check it out: “ To purchase an eBook from the Apple iBookstore, you must first download iTunes to your device and set up an account. Next, you must launch iTunes, then click on the Books tab in iTunes Store. Finally, type or paste the Electronic ISBN of the eBook into the iTunes Store search box and purchase as usual.”
AppNewser has more: “The partnership launches with a couple of titles including: Ponzimonium: How Scam Artists are Ripping Off America; On Course to DesertStorm; and the Appendix, Budget of the United States FY 2013.”
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