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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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Impactful Learning: A Q&A with Mike Hale

January 21, 2021 • 6 minute read

 Mike Hale, PhD, is the vice president of education for North America for VitalSource. Mike has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of education as a teacher, author,...

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Reflecting with Gratitude

December 21, 2020 • 1 minute read

In a year that has brought so many unexpected challenges, the VitalSource team wishes to express our deepest gratitude to those in the education community who have worked...

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The Evolving Access Equation

September 23, 2020 • 2 minute read

The higher education access equation is unnecessarily complex. It should be as easy as: faculty assign required materials and students have them on or before the first day of...

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Accessible Learning Materials Mean Freedom For Many

September 9, 2020 • 2 minute read

A little over thirty years ago, my life—and the lives of tens of millions of Americans—was changed in immeasurable ways by the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of...

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Protecting Student Buyers

August 18, 2020 • 1 minute read

While the Internet has made possible unprecedented access to quality digital course materials, it has also provided infrastructure for some to commercialize stolen content and...

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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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