35,000 new digital items from 60 publishers added to Ingram’s VitalSource

December 4th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an Ingram Press Release: NASHVILLE, TN – Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group’s leading e-textbook solution for publishers, academic institutions, and students, today announced that sixty new publishers have added more than 35,000 new digital textbooks and online course materials to its VitalSource Bookshelf® platform. “The students of today are using technology to […]

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CalState University launching digital textbook pilot

May 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

From an Ingram press release: The Digital Marketplace, an initiative of the California State University Office of the Chancellor, announced plans today to launch a digital textbook pilot this fall using the Ingram VitalSource digital content delivery platform. Starting in the fall 2010 semester, the pilot is planned to begin at San Diego State University […]

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E-textbooks not ready for college students yet?

June 8th, 2009 · Comments Off

From Teleread   By David Rothman 6 Lessons One Campus Learned about E-Textbooks is the headline over Jeffrey R. Young’s article in the Chronicle of Higher Education. But perhaps it should read instead, “E-textbooks not ready for college students yet, at least in many cases.” Northwestern Missouri State University used the Sony Reader in a pilot […]

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