Newsweek calls our founder, John W.
Ellis, M.D., the "pioneer of CD-ROM Bible study." In November 1988, at COMDEX,
Las Vegas, Dr. Ellis was one of four keynote speakers on the future of CD-ROM sales. He
has been featured on several radio and television programs. Numerous press articles have
been written about the company and The Bible Library‘ in Popular Science, Omni, Newsweek, Christianity
Today, Christian Computing, and many others.
In June 1988, Ellis Enterprises, Inc. introduced the first electronic
compilation of multiple Bibles and reference texts, The Bible Library
Version 1.0. The disc contained 29 works with nine Bibles and 21 References. Another
historic first in Bible study and translation occurred when Ellis Enterprises commissioned
Stanley Morris, Th.D., International Bible Translators, Inc. to prepare new Bible
translations linking Strong's Numbers to the Hebrew and Greek texts thus allowing lay
persons to easily study the Bible in the original languages!
The Bible Library‘ Version 1.0, received the Christian
Computing Magazine's 1994 Reader's Choice Award for Best CD-ROM Collection. The disc
sold worldwide through BestBuy, DAK, Radio Shack, SAMS, SONY, SoftWare Toolworks,
IBM and Ellis Enterprises, Inc. jointly produced The New Bible
Library‘ from 1993 to
In 1998 The Bible Library‘, Version 3.0,
began it's spectacular sales with 200,000 units sold in the Christmas season
The disc contained 14 Bibles plus over 50 references and maps and 1,000 clip art images.
It was available in both secular and religious channels and in high volume discount stores
such as Wal-Mart, BestBuy, KMart, Target, etc.
Currently The Bible Library‘
is in the Version 6 series with the top of the line Mega Bible Libraryģ
containing 24 popular Bibles and over 100 References of
dictionaries, word studies, commentaries, maps and much more plus 1,000 Ellis
the amazing MultiMedia Holy LandsJ separate CD-ROM. To see the complete series click www.BibleLibrary.com.
CD-ROM Bible products have been the top seller in 1998, 1999, 2000 and
2001 with a 41% market share of the entire Bible software industry. (NPD Intelectģ
Market Tracking Formerly PC Data Report).
President: John W. Ellis, M.D.
Vice President: Gary E. Wright
Technical Support Manager: Lennie Morgan
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