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May 5, 2021 • 1 minute read
By: Rick Johnson

I am proud of the tremendous progress that we have made in the accessibility of our products, and, even more critical, the outstanding progress the entire ecosystem has made in creating and adopting standards.

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VitalSource Reaffirms Commitment to Accessibility

August 17, 2020 • 1 minute read

I’m honored to share that VitalSource recently earned a maximum ASPIREscore of 100% for high-quality accessibility standards, and our company now sits at the top of the...

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The VitalSource Mission to Drive Affordability

July 7, 2020 • 3 minute read

­­­The cost of postsecondary education, from tuition and living costs to technology requirements, can be a major barrier to learners and stand in the way of pursuing a degree...

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Accessibility Matters More than Ever

May 21, 2020 • 1 minute read

Around the world, more students than ever before are reliant upon digital learning tools and eTexts in order to continue their education under these exceptional circumstances. 

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What We Cannot Afford to Forget

May 18, 2020 • 2 minute read

As colleges and universities near the end of a truly remarkable spring semester, institution leaders around the world are preparing for the possibility that students may not be...

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What You Need to Know About Privacy and Security

May 14, 2020 • 3 minute read

In the wake of sweeping campus closures due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are seeing a rapid move to digital learning and with it a wave of questions about students’ privacy and data...

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Commitment and achievement in accessibility

February 27, 2020 • 1 minute read

I’m proud of VitalSource’s commitment to excellence in accessibility and the recognition our team has recently received. In September 2019, we were awarded the DAISY Consortium...

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Metadata is more than a buzzword

January 27, 2020 • 1 minute read

Metadata. That buzzword that’s been bandied around the publishing industry for several years now. After what initially seemed like an easy fix, it’s clear that both best...

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VitalSource’s ongoing commitment to accessibility

October 18, 2019 • 1 minute read

Since the conception of VitalSource, accessibility has been something we've held with utmost importance, but it's also something we know can always be improved upon.

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What does it mean for an eTextbook to be accessible?

September 9, 2019 • 1 minute read

In the ever-changing landscapes of digital learning, accessibility, and higher education, it can seem a daunting prospect to stay on top of it all.

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Introducing our new support site for instructors

August 26, 2019 • 1 minute read

Welcome back to campus!  The start of fall semester is an exciting time for students as they enter campus life, meet new instructors, and settle into new routines. For some, it...

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What is web accessibility and why does it matter?

August 21, 2019 • 1 minute read

Accessibility is an issue that is becoming more and more prevalent in the modern world, with new technologies presenting new challenges. But what do we mean when we talk about...

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How VitalSource can help you remix OER content

July 24, 2019 • 1 minute read

The most exciting aspect of OER comes once you have made the decision to adopt it and selected your content provider(s). Whether you choose to go with OpenStax, MERLOT, or a...

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