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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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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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We have updated our privacy policy

May 16, 2018 • 1 minute read

For VitalSource—and our institutions, schools, and large business customers—data privacy and security has always been a priority. Our goal is to provide our customers with the...

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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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Study finds two-thirds of students feel more confident in what they learn with eTextbooks

May 1, 2018 • 1 minute read

VitalSource commissioned Shift Learning to conduct research with current students in the United Kingdom to explore the perceived impact of eTextbooks on students’ learning...

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Washington Post explores the revolution in college course materials

April 24, 2018 • 1 minute read

The Washington Post recently explored the revolution in college course materials in an article published on April 14, 2018. The article investigated questions about cost,...

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Supporting the accessibility community through a time of change

March 30, 2018 • 2 minute read

We’ve written before on this blog about the promise of digital textbooks to improve the learning experience for students with special needs. Today, I’d like to take a closer...

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Supporting your course lifecycle with VitalSource

March 8, 2018 • 1 minute read

Designing courses can be a challenge, especially for an online environment. There are many tasks involved, such as defining competencies, identifying appropriate content,...

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Celebrating Campus Store Success

March 1, 2018 • 2 minute read

After the spring back-to-school rush, our friends in the independent campus store industry come together for two key conferences, the Independent Collegiate Bookstore...

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The Caliper Transformation

February 13, 2018 • 1 minute read

At VitalSource, we’re all about improving learning outcomes and affordability, at scale. While digital delivery of materials through new models like Inclusive Access have made...

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Teaming Up to Address Affordability and Access

February 8, 2018 • 1 minute read

Across the nation, a growing number of colleges and universities are looking for innovative solutions that can help lower costs and raise student achievement.One of the many...

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Goodbye Dash, Hello EPUB!

January 26, 2018 • 2 minute read

Recently, VitalSource retired our venerable, 18-year-old proprietary ebook format, known as Dash, DashML or VitalSource XML. As part of Dash’s retirement ceremony, we...

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