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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...

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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...

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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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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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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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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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5 Key Questions to Ask Before Creating Digital First Content

August 29, 2017 • 1 minute read

Creating digital content is an exciting but at times intimidating task. Considering these questions will help you create and deliver your content effectively.

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Share, socialize, and stop reading in a vacuum!

August 21, 2017 • 1 minute read

A common debate over the years has been, what is better: TV or movies?Of late, TV is soundly winning the debate. Some people say it is because viewers prefer the shorter...

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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....

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