Academic Institutions

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No matter how students learn, we'll help you scale and simplify.

Today's challenging educational environment means it's more important than ever to deliver engaging, rich online learning experiences, quickly and securely. We make it as easy as possible for institutions across higher education and K-12 to support, retain, and delight the 21st-century learner.

How We Help
What We Offer

Automated Course Creation
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Transform static content into interactive learning with SmartStart, the next generation technology for scaling courseware creation.
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Branded Digital Stores
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Build a branded eCommerce experience to help students discover and purchase digital course materials.
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Course Materials Access & Affordability
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Future-proof your campus store with solutions to power affordable course materials delivery.
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Flexible Delivery Models
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Ensure students are ready to learn on day one with innovative delivery models, including Inclusive Access, Subscriptions, Collections, and more.
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Impactful Learning Experiences
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Deliver a learning experience that engages and delights learners while generating meaningful insights and analytics. Discover Bookshelf, the premier global digital content platform, Acrobatiq courseware, and Intrepid for corporate learning.
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Scalable, Seamless Integrations
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Launch delivers one integration to power them all, reducing inefficiencies and improving the learner experience.
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Digital Content Authoring
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Create rich, digital content with our EPUB authoring platform, Studio.
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VitalSource Store
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Buy etexts for yourself or in bulk.
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Tools
SmartStart
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SmartStart uses artificial intelligence to transform static content into interactive learning within hours.
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Tools
White Label Stores
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Put your store at the center of course materials on campus with tools that help you save time, grow sales, impact affordability, and win trust.
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Tools
Explore
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Unlock subscriptions and collections for course materials with Explore's affordable, user-friendly, personalized platform.
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Learning Platform
Bookshelf
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Bookshelf offers academic freedom with the world's most extensive catalog of etexts and courseware.
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Tools
Launch
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Streamline operations and delivery, provide deep integrated content, and prepare for next generation learning.
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Analytics
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Understand learner behavior to make data-driven decisions that impact engagement and usage.
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Learning Platform
Acrobatiq
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Acrobatiq is a learning-science based course creation and delivery platform that brings unprecedented scale to courseware development with next generation intelligence.
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Tools Suite
Campus Store Tools
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Future-proof your campus store with solutions to power affordable course materials delivery.
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Chief Academic Officers | Office of Curriculum & Instruction

With so much rapid change, you want to make sure students are getting the support and engagement they need, while cutting out complicated processes and tools. We're here to make things easy, whether you're testing new models to reduce the cost of course materials, using data to inform program development and track learner progress, refining and launching new online courses, or looking for ways to reduce the burden on your academic community. Find the solutions here to make "seamless" a reality.

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Heads of Technology | CTOs

We work with technology leaders across higher education and K-12 to create secure, scalable learning experiences that increase student retention and success. We know how important it is to show results and execute flawlessly—our teams are the best in the industry at solving problems and implementing efficient solutions with unassailable technology.

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Administrators | IT & LMS Teams | Course Designers

We make it easier to get your job done, whether it's optimizing your learning tech stack, offering one seamless integration between learning management systems, or making courseware creation possible in a matter of hours. Our operations experts will help you get up and running with the right solutions for your unique needs.

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Campus Store Managers

Put your store at the center of course materials on campus with tools that save time, grow sales, impact affordability, and win trust. Adopting and accessing digital course materials should be easy. We can help you collect adoptions in record time, grow your course materials business, and give students one place to discover affordable materials.

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Librarians

The need for digital access, either to course reserve titles or an entire library of content, has never been more important. We're here to help. VitalSource Explore makes it easy to add digital course materials to your collections catalog and set borrowing limits, making delivery and access seamless.

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Instructors

You know how important it is for students to have the materials they need to succeed, at affordable costs. VitalSource tools enable seamless access to personalized experiences to ensure learners engage with adopted content, across a variety of formats. Use rich, detailed analytics to identify at-risk learners and improve student success, so no student is left behind.

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Your Digital Journey
No matter where you are in your digital journey, VitalSource is here to help. We'll recommend strategies to expand your institution's impact, create plans tailored to your goals, and connect the dots with the world's leading publishers.
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Access, Affordability & Impact
We design innovative solutions that simplify the process of finding and obtaining required course materials. This allows more learners day-one access to their materials, lowering the overall costs for everyone and improving student success.
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