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September 14, 2022 • 1 minute read
By: Mike Hale, Ph.D., Chief Learning and Content Officer

VitalSource has long been committed to increasing student success through easy access to affordable content. We also believe that if you can, you must improve learning for students and expand educational opportunities for all learners. Of course, we are not alone in this view and it is the reason many companies have built assessment-rich course materials. 

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Bookshelf's Library is Getting a New Look

December 19, 2018 • 1 minute read

The Bookshelf® team is excited to give our users a very special gift this holiday season: a brand-new Bookshelf Library! Our loyal users have seen the evolution of Bookshelf...

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Post-Rush Courseware Results

November 15, 2018 • 1 minute read

As you may have read about in either my post back in December or our recent press release with Pearson, VitalSource continues its commitment to improving and simplifying access...

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How We’ve Enhanced the Sampling Experience for Publisher Partners

October 30, 2018 • 1 minute read

At VitalSource, we believe in delivering a great user experience on all of our platforms, which means making our solutions easy and efficient to use. I’m excited to share with...

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Making OER Easy

October 3, 2018 • 2 minute read

Institutions across the country are looking for ways to reduce the cost of education. One of the many options available to do this is open educational resources (OER). However,...

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The student view: Digital makes learning possible

September 12, 2018 • 1 minute read

When Christopher Weaver was considering graduate school to facilitate a career change, he knew it would be a challenge.“I had concerns with the time I had to spare as I work full...

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The Next Chapter for Acrobatiq

September 4, 2018 • 1 minute read

On September 1, 2018, Acrobatiq was acquired by VitalSource Technologies, an Ingram Content Company. The team and I could not be more excited to be joining forces.

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We're Better Together

August 8, 2018 • 2 minute read

While not quite as catchy as Jack Johnson’s hit single, the title of this blog is meant to serve as an open invitation to anyone who wants to improve the status quo. For years,...

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Tips for Teaching with Bookshelf

August 1, 2018 • 1 minute read

Digital course materials are more robust, interactive, and valuable than many realize. Research shows that 60% of students feel that digital learning technology—like Bookshelf®,...

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Op-ed: The villain cheating students and faculty

July 2, 2018 • 2 minute read

This op-ed was originally published on eCampus News on June 13, 2018. There is a pervasive villain that strikes at the very heart of higher education. Its wound is painless yet...

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Fresno State saves big with successful Inclusive Access pilot

June 18, 2018 • 1 minute read

Fresno State’s Kennel Bookstore was facing a dilemma: How could they tackle affordability when their sell-through rates were low? The answer to Fresno State’s problem was...

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Op-ed: Consider Access and Quality when Developing Free Digital Textbooks

June 11, 2018 • 2 minute read

This op-ed was originally published in The74 on June 4, 2018.The growing cost of higher education is a major issue for students, families, and colleges. Tuition has more than...

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Best Practices for Integrating Digital Materials Into Your Course

May 9, 2018 • 2 minute read

Nearly all college students, 92 percent to be exact, believe that digital textbooks have advantages over traditional textbooks, but studies find that faculty are more reluctant...

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