Sphere Handbook 2011 edition released in eBook format
14 January 2014 |
The Sphere Project is pleased to announce the eBook edition of its Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response (2011 edition).
The Kindle version will work on the Amazon e-reader and is available from most Amazon online stores. It costs GBP 6.39, USD 10.85, Euro 7.99 or its equivalent in other currencies. Prices may vary slightly according to the Amazon shop you choose (see below).
The ePub version of the eBook will work on many e-readers currently available on the market, including iOS (Apple), Android and Windows devices. It is available from Practical Action Publishing. Its price is GBP 7.54 (to obtain this price make sure you use the discount code SPHERE2011 at check-out).
"We are very happy to offer the content of the Sphere Handbook 2011 edition in this additional format, as our research suggests there is a demand for it among humanitarian workers," says Aninia Nadig, responsible for the production of the Handbook as well as for Advocacy and Networking Management at the Sphere Project office.
"We expect that the eBook's attractive price will help achieve further dissemination of the Sphere Handbook," adds Nadig.
The eBook edition of the Sphere Handbook is a response to the fact that e-readers and tablets, the two types of devices that can handle eBooks most effectively, are becoming more and more ubiquitous.