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  • "In our culture, the word CliffsNotes already carries great meaning and resonance — people use it as a descriptor for being concise," said Marc Mikulich , Wiley's vice president of brand management and international rights.

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  • "Maybe 'The Notebook' - it's coming out in 'CliffsNotes' - maybe that will become a modern classic.

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  • If your attempts to examine the prospectuses and shareholder reports you get from fund companies have left you cross-eyed, confused and wishing for "CliffsNotes," don't toss them into the

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  • Reality-show producer Mark Burnett is teaming up with an independent movie company and AOL Inc. to make comedic videos based on CliffsNotes, the slim yellow reading guides that students have used for decades to quickly glean the gist of lengthy books rather than read them.

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  • After Mr. Castelo's Coalition Films and Mr. Burnett's company, One Three Inc., acquired the rights to CliffsNotes, they brought the concept to AOL, which agreed to co-finance the video as well as distribute them.

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  • Mr. Burnett, whose teenage children refer to CliffsNotes before tests, says even CliffsNotes "can be dry."

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  • Along with Coalition Films, Mr. Burnett — who created competition shows like "Survivor" and "The Apprentice" — first acquired the rights to CliffsNotes from John Wiley & Sons Inc., which has owned the brand since 2001.

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  • The humorous shorts, based on CliffsNotes to classics such as "The Odyssey" and "Hamlet," will debut this fall on AOL.com The company plans to distribute the videos on its digital platform using an ad-supported model.

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  • For Wiley, the deal is a bid to broaden the appeal of its CliffsNotes brand, a cornerstone of the publisher's business.

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  • Wiley publishes CliffsNotes study guides for more than 300 literary titles.

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