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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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Packed with Learning Power: The Redesigned Bookshelf

September 2, 2021 • 1 minute read

Does Bookshelf do what learners need it to? This is the question we asked ourselves, and our users, last year. We are thrilled to share our response - the newer, simpler, packed...

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Learning Science Innovation

June 21, 2021 • 1 minute read

As a leader in EdTech, VitalSource is committed to improving learning for students and expanding educational opportunities for all learners. From product development to delivery,...

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What does it mean for an eTextbook to be accessible?

September 9, 2019 • 1 minute read

In the ever-changing landscapes of digital learning, accessibility, and higher education, it can seem a daunting prospect to stay on top of it all.

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Introducing our new support site for instructors

August 26, 2019 • 1 minute read

Welcome back to campus!  The start of fall semester is an exciting time for students as they enter campus life, meet new instructors, and settle into new routines. For some, it...

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How VitalSource can help you remix OER content

July 24, 2019 • 1 minute read

The most exciting aspect of OER comes once you have made the decision to adopt it and selected your content provider(s). Whether you choose to go with OpenStax, MERLOT, or a...

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Update for Cengage Unlimited and Cengage Brain users

June 28, 2019 • 1 minute read

Some users may have noticed that starting today, June 28, 2019, Cengage has made the decision to use an internal Cengage eReader for all US-based Cengage Unlimited and Cengage...

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Bookshelf Explore: Embracing the subscription economy

April 5, 2019 • 1 minute read

Supplying institutions with content in an increasingly diverse and competitive marketplace requires  innovative and creative solutions. VitalSource helps publishers reach new...

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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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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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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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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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