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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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Connect Portal Makes Inclusive Access Easy for Students

August 7, 2017 • 1 minute read

The “Inclusive Access” model is rapidly gaining traction by delivering high-quality digital course materials to students on the first day of class at a fraction of traditional...

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What Learners Want

July 12, 2017 • 1 minute read

Many people profess a nostalgic affinity for the print book. For them reading is a tactile experience and the notion of turning the physical page is part of that experience. Even...

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Aim4Knowledge finds comprehensive solution with VitalSource Content Studio

June 19, 2017 • 1 minute read

At VitalSource, we pride ourselves in our ability to find innovative solutions to customers’ unique problems. We had the opportunity to do just that when Sweden-based Aim4Knowledge

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The Iceberg Underneath the Tip

June 6, 2017 • 2 minute read

Putting digital educational materials in front of a student is now an important part of the education landscape. It’s taken for granted. But, delivering material to students is...

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The Right Information at the Right Time

May 10, 2017 • 1 minute read

The next time you say, “I am making the best decision based on the information I have available to me”, you want to know your decision was made with a clear perspective and...

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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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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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