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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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Add Content to Your Course with One Click

November 15, 2017 • 1 minute read

VitalSource is committed to day-one success for faculty and students. In an earlier post we wrote about how to set your course up to facilitate this success (and hosted a ...

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Accessibility in higher ed requires all hands on-deck

November 9, 2017 • 1 minute read

This post appeared in its entirety in eCampus News. The accessibility of learning content is undergoing a dramatic change right now. This change is being built upon existing...

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The value of Bookshelf: A student perspective

October 31, 2017 • 1 minute read

As an undergrad, I went to a public university and, like most students, heavily relied on textbooks to complete and be successful in my studies. Early in my academic career, I...

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To strengthen offerings to campus stores, Hayes joins VitalSource

October 20, 2017 • 1 minute read

It is an exciting time at VitalSource as Kathleen Hayes, a 25-year ed-tech veteran, has joined us as our new Director of Institutional Partnerships. Kathleen will lead our U.S....

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Navigating the road to maturity

October 18, 2017 • 1 minute read

In previous blogs, I wrote about the importance of a digital professional learning program and aspects that made a program “mature.” But that still leaves the question of how...

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Meeting the needs of today's student

October 10, 2017 • 2 minute read

This post appeared in its entirety in University Business. There is no doubt that today we live in a digital age, with our lives seemingly governed by the provision of...

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On the road to digital maturity

October 4, 2017 • 1 minute read

Today’s learner is much different than the one we saw just a few years ago. It goes without saying they are much more digitally inclined and device dependent. In fact, recent...

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Set your students up for day-one success!

September 27, 2017 • 2 minute read

The process of preparing for the semester is daunting.It’s stressful figuring out how to get students to get the most from your course, usually accompanied by flipping through an...

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eBooks changed my life. No, really.

September 22, 2017 • 1 minute read

Remember the fun of going to the library and picking out books when you were a kid, or spending a relaxing afternoon browsing your favorite bookstore? I don’t. I’ve been...

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To buy or not to buy: the student course material quandary

September 19, 2017 • 1 minute read

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, enrollment in two- and four-year degree-granting programs rose from 13.2 to 17 million students (an increase of 30...

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University of Missouri System taking great strides toward access, affordability

September 12, 2017 • 1 minute read

One of the best things about my job is being able to go out and meet the faculty and administrators who are working to ensure all students have access to affordable course...

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Let’s improve access and affordability for all students

September 6, 2017 • 1 minute read

I have spent my entire career working with college and university campus stores to promote access to affordable course materials for all students. The academic success of...

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