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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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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 transitioned...

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VitalSource Content Studio: We were busy in 2017!

January 12, 2018 • 1 minute read

Helping publishers and educators create great content is an important part of our mission at VitalSource. Working toward this goal, we continually invest in VitalSource Content...

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VitalSource Bridge helps get content to the right people at the right time

January 5, 2018 • 1 minute read

How many internal meetings have left your team saying, “if only we had a platform for those customers, we’d grow sales” or “If only we had a way to easily sell collections, we...

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New for 2018: Flashcards!

January 2, 2018 • 1 minute read

As a new year begins, the Bookshelf Online team has been reflecting on our goal of creating the best study center possible for our users. During 2017, we took our reader and added...

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VitalSource’s 2017 Banner Year

December 28, 2017 • 1 minute read

Before the calendar resets for 2018 – and the majority of our institutions, campus stores, and publishers enter the next rush, and while companies plan 2018’s new learning...

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Easy access to digital tools to support student success

December 21, 2017 • 1 minute read

As a father or two young boys, I recently attended parent-teacher conferences where my children went through stations showing their recent work. When we reached the computer...

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Intrepid Learning joins the VitalSource team

December 1, 2017 • 1 minute read

Extending the world’s most used learning content platform beyond higher education has long been a goal for VitalSource®. Specifically, we saw an opportunity to aid both learners...

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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 webinar...

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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 to...

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