Douglas County Libraries and Impelsys partner on an acquisitions dashboard

January 7th, 2013 · Comments Off

I’m a big fan of Douglas County Libraries.  They are innovative trail blazers.  This press release from December 27, 2012 is another example of their innovation.  They are partnering with Impelsys to create an acquisitions dashboard.  This sounds similar to the dashboards available at other vendors, where a publisher can send all title metadata and […]

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Tags: Collection Development · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · New Products · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Vendor News

Sesame Street eBookstore iPad app launched

March 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

From an iPublishCentral press release:  Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization that produces Sesame Street, and Impelsys today announced the launch of the Sesame Street eBookstore iPad app. The app provides access to more than 150 Sesame Street eBooks, which are also available via an online subscription at http://ebooks.sesamestreet.org/. The app is available for free in […]

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Tags: Audio Books · Enhanced eBooks · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries · Vendor News

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street eBooks?

May 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

Elmo, Abby, and Grover are into eBooks! Partnering with Impelsys and the iPublishCentral platform, more than 100 Sesame Street eBooks are available with unlimited access for an annual subscription of $40 per year. Some features of the educational and playful titles include:  read along features, audio books, interactivity, full-color animation, auto-play options, and text highlighting.  More […]

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TOC – Tools of Change Keynote Speakers

February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Day One, TOC Conference, about 1200 attendees in the North and South Ballrooms of the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.  Good lineup for keynotes this morning including:  Peter Collingridge with Enhanced Editions, William Patry with Google, Skip Prichard from Ingram Content Group, Sameer Shariff from Impelsys, and Arianna Huffington from the Huffington Post. Andrew Savikas, […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Mobile Devices · Vendor News

AMA eBook Strategy

September 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

In an August 25th press release the American Medical Association announced it’s eBook strategy.  They launched an eBook portal, hosted on iPublishCentral from Impelsys.  The platform will allow publishers to provide both formats – e and p to users.  Apparently the platform will have the look/feel of the traditional pages of the print book, but […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Vendor News