Ingram Expands Digital Textbook Distribution With New Publisher Partnerships

Good news for students that like reading digital textbooks. Sixty new publishers have added more than 35,000 new digital textbooks and online course tools to VitalSource’s Bookshelf platform, the company that powers digital educational materials for the Ingram Content Group.

New publishers to join the program include university presses and those that specialize in medical, scientific, law and  religion. These publishers join Cengage Learning, Elsevier, Wiley, McGraw-Hill, and more than 200 other publishers that distribute digital books through VitalSource. VitalSource has 2.7 million registered users on 6,000 universities around the globe.

Jed Lyons, president/CEO of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, one of the new partners, commented, “As institutions around the world continue to move to digital learning environments, working with Ingram’s VitalSource platform gives us the tools to easily expand the reach of our titles to the broader education communityAs more schools reshape and enhance their curriculums for today’s student with digital content and technology from Vital Source, more Rowman & Littlefield titles will be available to those that want them.”

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