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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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VitalSource growing Latin American team

May 5, 2017 • 1 minute read

For 20 years, VitalSource has been committed to providing the best in affordable course materials worldwide. For 2017, we have redoubled our efforts in Latin America to improve...

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Learning: Harnessing the power of mobile

April 21, 2017 • 2 minute read

Post originally ran in SmartChimps on April 7, 2017Everyday our university students head to lectures with a staggering amount of computing power in their hands. In fact, the...

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Lover of print? Still no reason not to go digital first

April 12, 2017 • 1 minute read

I’m a book lover. I enjoy curling up with a great book and my wife owns and manages a lovely independent bookstore on Boston’s North Shore. I spent the first half of my 40 years...

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Power use and customize your Bookshelf experience using Labs

April 6, 2017 • 1 minute read

What’s the first thing you do when you get a new phone? How about a new computer? Customize! Customization and personalization are innate in today’s digital habits. Some people...

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Training solutions for a digital world

March 31, 2017 • 1 minute read

For many companies, the training of employees presents a minefield of challenges and, in too many cases, missed opportunities. As we welcome a new generation into the workforce,...

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Math Notation Adds Up

March 26, 2017 • 1 minute read

Not all educational content is created equal. Content used for learning anatomy requires lots of images and diagrams. Content used for learning to speak another language needs...

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Publish to Bookshelf

March 16, 2017 • 1 minute read

Since its launch in 2016, VitalSource Content Studio™ has become a valued tool for creators of learning content in higher education, K12, and corporate training—content such as IT...

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Cut down on student distractions with Assigned Readings

March 14, 2017 • 2 minute read

In my last post, I talked about how we at VitalSource are constantly reaching out to students in an effort to solicit feedback and understand challenges they face while reading...

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How to be Accessible

March 8, 2017 • 1 minute read

Mention the word “accessibility” and it can mean different things to different people. In the context of delivering learning content, one application of accessibility is ensuring...

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Effectiveness and success: two big words when applied to education

February 21, 2017 • 2 minute read

Data: another big word that when applied to effectiveness and success, moves decision-making from subjectivity to objectivity. Objectivity, combined with proven motivators,...

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To further support college stores, VitalSource Intends to Acquire Verba

February 15, 2017 • 1 minute read

Since our founding more than 20 years ago, VitalSource has been committed to supporting higher education and to providing students with more affordable and accessible learning...

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Wikipedia look up now available on Bookshelf

February 3, 2017 • 2 minute read

When I was in school, I remember using World Book Encyclopedias when I wanted to do a quick browse on a topic. Over the years, with encycopedias moving online, this habit has...

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