Aventura, FL – May 2, 2019 – getAbstract, the world’s largest library of compressed knowledge, today announced it was awarded a contract by The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK). The agreement will provide federal agencies a stepping stone to more easily procure access to getAbstract’s database of more than 18,000 text and audio summaries of content focused on leadership and management, politics, finance, science and more. Agencies that do gain access to getAbstract will find some of the world’s most popular business knowledge condensed into 10-minute reads, enabling employees to make better decisions in less time.

FEDLINK streamlines procurement processes for federal agencies in all three branches of government by establishing contracts for commercial information resources, publications in all formats and other support services for federal libraries and information programs. It promotes common services and provides continuing professional education for federal library and information staff. 

getAbstract seeks the highest-quality, most relevant publications across a comprehensive spectrum of business interests. It partners with more than 650 international publishing partners and continuously screens several thousand business titles every year. Once selected, the getAbstract editorial team creates curated channels with resources in a wide range of business-relevant areas. Users can follow these channels to stay up to date with the latest trends and information on their computer, iPad and smartphone. 

“Through FEDLINK, government agencies have been given a seal of approval to purchase getAbstract for their facilities, eliminating the need to go through more jumps and hoops to purchase group or enterprise licenses,” said Thomas Bergen, CEO, getAbstract. “Federal agencies will be able to migrate to an online database of content that reduces training time while speeding employee skill-building. getAbstract empowers employees to remain educated, agile and ready to respond.” 

For more information, please visit https://www.getabstract.com/en/government or email govsales@getabstract.com.

FEDLINK serves federal agencies, libraries and information centers as their purchasing, training and resource-sharing consortium. Its nearly 30 agency members include, but are not limited to, the Departments of State, Commerce, Defense, Energy, Air Force, Army, Navy and Veterans Administration, as well as the Supreme Court and the Smithsonian Institute.

About getAbstract

getAbstract believes in progress through knowledge. Since its foundation in 1999, the company’s mission has been to give people the knowledge they need to make better decisions in business and in their private lives. At its core, getAbstract finds, rates and summarizes the top business books, articles and video talks into 10-minute abstracts. Today, the company is the world’s leading provider of compressed knowledge.

getAbstract offers more than 18,000 text and audio summaries in areas such as business, leadership, finance, innovation and science. The company has already sold over 15 million licenses and supports its users in their personal and professional development. Many of the world’s largest companies, including more than one-third of the Fortune 100, offer their employees access to getAbstract. For more information, please visit https://www.getabstract.com/en/government or email govsales@getabstract.com.