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July 12, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) A study released today by Blackboard, VitalSource, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) finds that engagement with digital learning tools can better predict student success than incoming GPA. The study found that students at UMBC who are highly engaged with digital learning tools were 200% more likely to pass their courses than less active students. Specifically, incoming C students with low engagement had a 37% likelihood of passing a class while similar students exhibiting the highest level of engagement with Blackboard Learn and/or VitalSource had a more than 90% likelihood of passing a class.

June 18, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) IngramSpark, Ingram’s award-winning, independent publishing platform, celebrates a five-year milestone and is offering free title setup on print and ebooks throughout the month of July, 2018, using promo code SPARK5.

June 15, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Academic Services, an Ingram Publisher Services brand, has inked an agreement with University of Pennsylvania Press (Penn Press). Penn Press will use Ingram’s warehousing and worldwide distribution network, digital asset management, academic marketing and other premier services to expand the Penn Press market presence and offer their publications to customers in more places.

June 5, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Content Group today announces promotions and new associates across its businesses.

May 31, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) Consortium, an Ingram Publisher Services LLC brand, announces five new publishers for the Spring 2018 season: Dottir Press, Floris Books, Hazy Dell Press, New Europe Books, and World Editions. All presses begin distribution with Consortium on June 1, 2018.

April 10, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) VitalSource, the leading Inclusive Access provider for higher education institutions nationwide, is collaborating with McGraw-Hill Education to make powerful digital course materials more affordable for college students. The new agreement between the two companies will ensure McGraw-Hill Education’s adaptive, digital courseware, including McGraw-Hill Connect, is available to hundreds of thousands of U.S. students through VitalSource’s "Inclusive Access" delivery method, which provides students with all required course materials seamlessly on the first day of class at affordable prices.

March 13, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) De Gruyter, a leading international academic publishing house for over 260 years, has expanded its global presence in the United States and Australia by tapping into print on demand services from Lightning Source LLC, a leading print-on-demand company that is part of Ingram Content Group.

February 21, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) John R. Ingram, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ingram Industries Inc., announced the election of Youngsuk ‘YS’ Chi to the Ingram Board of Directors. The privately held company’s businesses include Ingram Marine Group and Ingram Content Group.

January 30, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) Blackboard announced a new collaboration with VitalSource, the leading “Inclusive Access” provider. This new collaboration provides students with seamless access to course materials in an Inclusive Access model within Blackboard’s leading learning management systems, Blackboard Learn and Moodlerooms. The collaboration expands upon the existing relationship between both companies and makes VitalSource’s extensive catalog of digital textbooks and publisher learning platforms readily available, while also lowering the cost of course materials for students.

January 18, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) Gallic Books expands their UK and global presence with Ingram Publisher Services LLC international distribution network.

December 5, 2017

(Ingram Content Group) VitalSource, a world leader in building, enhancing and delivering digital course materials, and eCampus.com, a leading virtual bookstore provider for academic institutions, have teamed up to offer students at higher-education and K-12 institutions nationwide an enhanced learning experience.

December 1, 2017

(Ingram Content Group) VitalSource, the leading platform for institutions, campus stores, publishers, and companies to create and deliver educational and training content, has acquired the assets of Seattle-based corporate learning-technology leader, Intrepid Learning.

November 27, 2017

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Publisher Services supports bookstores and booksellers during Giving Tuesday with a donation of over $10,000 to Binc on behalf of its publishing clients, including those with Publishers Group West, Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, Two Rivers Distribution, Ingram Academic and Ingram Publisher Services.

November 13, 2017

(Ingram Content Group) VitalSource, the world leader in building, enhancing and delivering digital course materials, and Al Manhal, the leading publisher of full-text searchable electronic databases of scholarly, professional and peer-reviewed content from the Arab World, are now collaborating to expand the reach and delivery of Al Manhal’s unique content collection from over 450 Arabic language publishers. By working together, Al Manhal’s expansive collection will now be deliverable through VitalSource Bookshelf, the most widely used higher education digital-content platform in the world.

November 7, 2017

(Ingram Content Group) Wilson County Schools have teamed up with Tennessee Book Company LLC, an Ingram company, to enhance Tennessee’s dual-enrollment program to reduce textbook costs, making it more feasible for high school students to take college courses.

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