Ingram expands eBook profiling on OASIS platform with EBSCO and ProQuest’s EBL content

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Ingram Content Group announced two new partnerships for eBooks on their OASIS platform.  The first is with ProQuests’s EBL.  More than 400,000 EBL eBook titles will be available through Ingram’s OASIS.  The second is with EBSCO.  Print titles have been part of the OASIS platform for EBSCO eBooks but now customers can add eBook content […]

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Tennessee Public Library launches publishing program with IngramSpark platform

January 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Press release received 1/23/14 NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced that the Williamson County Public Library in Franklin, Tennessee has launched an innovative publishing program using IngramSpark®, Ingram’s comprehensive print and digital independent publisher platform. “The creation of our first book and the development of our publishing program has been a labor […]

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Ingram Content Group expands international reach and offers new features to VitalSource Bookshelf

October 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Ingram has had a number of announcements in the last couple of weeks about new international initiatives as well as new features and enhancements to the VitalSource Bookshelf platform.  Check the Ingram site for the full press releases.  Here are some of the highlights: Ingram Content Group  expanded its distribution reach to Russia and the […]

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Ingram’s new service manages complete life cycle of print books

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

I received this news release from Ingram this morning about their new service, Life PrintSM.  This service will manage the distribution of a print title, using one electronic file and order process.  It merges print on demand with outside book printing companies.  It sounds really interesting to me.  I’ll be anxious to see how it […]

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Ingram and Taylor & Francis partner on Routledge Interactive, an e-textbook initiative

March 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

From an Ingram Press Release on March 12, 2013 NASHVILLE, TN – Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group’s leading e-textbook solution, and Taylor & Francis, a global publisher of quality academic books, journals & online reference content, today announced an innovative product alliance, Routledge Interactive. This collaborative e-textbook initiative gives the education community greater […]

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Ingram expands color POD to U.K. and Europe

March 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

From an Ingram Press Release: Ingram Content Group Expands Color POD Solution to U.K. and Europe The addition of color book printing in the U.K. accelerates speed to market MILTON KEYNES, U.K. – Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced the launch of print-on-demand color book manufacturing in its United Kingdom facility. The new service allows […]

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Ingram adds Harlequin to MyILibrary

March 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Ingram continues to add more popular fiction to MyiLibrary.  See the news release below for information about 12,000 Harlequin titles (front and backlist). Nashville, TN – As publishers and libraries develop e-book models to meet patron expectations, more are working with Ingram Content Group and its MyiLibrary® platform for its reach and comprehensive title offering.  […]

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Ingram Content Group adds 36,000 Random House titles to MyiLibrary platform

January 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

NASHVILLE, TN – As libraries adjust their lending models to meet today’s digital requirements, more are turning to Ingram’s MyiLibrary® platform. Ingram Content Group announced it will now offer Random House, Inc. U.S. titles to libraries via the platform. “We are pleased to be working with a partner as respected as Ingram to further serve […]

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Ingram’s new Access Model provides access credits for simultaneous use.

January 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

This new Access Model from Ingram sounds like a cross between EBL’s Non-Linear Lending model and Freading’s token model.  I like the idea of less turnaways for patrons.  This can be particularly useful for titles that have high demand for a short-time period.  Full press release below. Ingram adds new e-book lending model to MyiLibrary® […]

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Chegg partnering with Ingram on digital textbook delivery

August 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

Ingram announced today a partnership with Chegg, an online textbook rental company.  The new e-textbook program from Chegg will allow students the option to purchase or rent digital books. Ingram’s Vital Source will power Chegg’s digital textbook option. More information is available in the press release.

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