About BEP Established in 2008 with input from faculty and academic librarians and now used by hundreds of thousands of students, Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics taught in MBA programs. Our born-digital books are written by professors who translate real-life business experiences into teaching tools, and serve as curriculum-oriented, cost-effective alternatives to high-priced textbooks. Unencumbered by DRM, they can be used easily and without limitation by the academic community.
BEP 2015 Digital Library: 105 ebooks!
BEP 2014 Digital Library: 100 new titles, expanding BEP’s coverage of economics and finance, plus new industry profiles
BEP Digital Archive: 235 ebooks, including work from academic thought leaders such as Robert Baron, Mason Carpenter, Tamer Cavusgil, Michael Czinkota, Kees de Kluyver, Debie DuFrene, Bill Killingsworth, Carol Lehman, Vijay Sathe, Mary Gentile, Robert Sroufe, Steve Melnyk, and Don Stacks
- Unlimited simultaneous use
- Download PDFs to personal devices
- Upload PDFs to learning management systems
- Automatic citations, with copy/paste functions
- Free MARC records, including OCLC numbers
- DOIs, abstracts, and keywords for every book
- Governed by SERU -- no license required
- Archived on CLOCKSS
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Pricing Information Introducing BEPreview: An evidence-based, data-driven acquisition model
BEPreview s a statistics-driven book selection option, enabling you to purchase our perpetual-access, DRM-free content in a manner that that best suits your users — and budget. You get access to BEP content for a year, then choose the books you wish to retain for perpetual access — a PDA-like model, without long-term commitments. Flexible price points give you more control over the allocation of funds.
For $2,500 (minimum), you’ll have unfettered access to BEP’s 2014 Digital Library (100 books) for one year. Towards the end of the 12-month term, choose any 25 books to retain for perpetual access; additional copies cost $100 / book.
Of course, you can purchase any of our packages outright — see below for details.
And in all cases, we offer unlimited concurrent use and unrestricted PDF downloading / uploading. No license is necessary (we operate under SERU), and no subscriptions or ongoing payments are required.
Want more information, or a quote? Contact our Sales Team: we’ll be happy to provide more details and help you set up access to BEP’s curriculum-based ebooks.
2015 Digital Library (105 books) List Price: $7,150
2014 Digital Library (100 books)
- List Price: $6,500
- BEPreview Price: $2,500 for 12 months of access (keep 25 books at the end of the term); talk to your Sales Representative about other pricing options
Special Offer: take 10% off when you buy the 2014 AND the 2015 Digital Libraries together -- $12,285!
Digital Archive (2010 - 2013 Digital Libraries, 235 books) List Price: $4,995 Special Offer: purchase the Digital Archive for $1,500 when you buy it with the 2014 and / or the 2015 Digital Libraries!
All prices are for single-site academic customers in the US and Canada; contact your BEP Sales representative for multi-site and corporate / government pricing information.
|Check out Director of Library Relations Adam Chesler's interview with Sue Polanka on her No Shelf Required blog!
“I ordered BEP, and have continued to add to the collection, due to the variety of timely business topics and the ease for students and faculty of downloading e-books.”
—Kay Oistad, Florida Gulf Coast University
BEP's ebooks are now in use at UCLA, UNC/Chapel Hill, Purdue University, the University of Alberta, Indiana University, Duke University, the University of Nebraska, the University of Alabama, USC, Northeastern University, Portland State University, Penn State, Sacred Heart University, Rutgers University, and dozens of other top business schools!
“What I have long felt we lacked, and what BEP provides, are short, applied books by academic thought leaders, aimed specifically at advanced business students, which support their coursework and professional exploration.”
—Michael Oppenheim, UCLA
Transforming U.S. Army Supply Chains: Strategies for Management Innovation (by Greg H. Parlier)
“The concepts of this book have great potential to make enormous worldwide contributions to broad governmental and corporate realms. This is a powerful set of ideas that the corporate world will and must apply to fuel a worldwide revolution of innovation and transformation.”
“The UNC library has purchased the Business Expert Press eBook collection from the beginning because...the titles...represent good value for a good price.”
—Luke Swindler, UNC/Chapel Hill
An Overview of the Public Relations Function (by Shannon A. Bowen, Brad Rawlins, and Thomas Martin)
“...impressive...lives up to aspirations of blending theory with practice by providing...essential, reader-friendly diagrams, avoiding jargon, and using inviting, available prose on the one hand, whereas being research driven, philosophically based, and thus penetrating...lessons of equal importance to students with a PR career orientation and to those professionals already learning the ropes from within.”
—Journal of Communication
“Business Expert Press’s e-books give [business] students content that they need, when they need it, without any restrictions to limit their use.”
—Beth Bernhardt, UNC/Greensboro
Business Planning and Entrepreneurship: An Accounting Approach (by Michael Kraten)
“...practical guide to the functional elements that constitute a business plan and explains how these elements fit together...views the business plan components through the lens of "management accounting" and addresses six topical elements: the business model, volume estimation, cost estimation, revenue estimation, investment value, and risk management...antidote to the abundant business plan templates readily available on the Web, which are often fill-in-the-blanks exercises that discourage the comprehensive thought and analysis required to produce a solid business plan. Highly recommended.”
“...really like the fact that there are very few restrictions on your product such as unlimited simultaneous use, no DRM, downloadable PDFs, availability of MARC records and no yearly fees.”
—Denise Gehring, Azusa Pacific University