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19th November, 2001

(Victoria, BC) -, the world's leading source for out-of-print and hard-to-find books, is being honored by the Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA) for excellence in information technology (IT).

During a black-tie gala banquet this November in Toronto, will be among other leading Canadian organizations recognized for business excellence. CIPA awards businesses that have demonstrated improved sales, organization, customer service and innovation. A first-time winner, values CIPA's recognition.

Abebooks is the world's largest book site, listing over 35 million books. With offices in Canada and Germany, abebooks provides independent booksellers with business support, technological infrastructure and international marketing, enabling booksellers of any size to compete on an equal footing with book superstores. Through its acquisition of Germany's JustBooks, now abebooks Europe, the company now serves over 10,000 member booksellers worldwide via web sites in English, German, and French. Abebooks was launched on the Internet in May of 1996 and offers consumers the most complete collection of rare, used, and out-of-print books available anywhere.

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Tel: +1-250-412-3258
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#4 - 410 Garbally Rd.
Victoria, BC
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