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August 16, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Publisher Services®, an Ingram brand, announces the addition of Grim Oak Press to their distribution network

August 9, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) VitalSource announced today it will simplify courseware integrations by removing barriers to access for students and instructors and streamlining administrative setup for institutions. Beginning this month, VitalSource will pilot these new integrations with Pearson, the largest higher education publisher in North America, offering seamless access to MyLabs, Mastering, and Revel courseware products for students and instructors via a single integration.

August 7, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Publisher Services, an Ingram brand, announces the addition of new illustrated book publisher clients to their distribution network including: Anthology Editions, Trope Reader, Gestalten, and Gingko Press.

August 1, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) The high cost of textbooks is forcing an overwhelming majority of college students to delay or avoid purchasing required postsecondary course materials. According to a new study conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of VitalSource®, 85 percent of U.S. college students admit they have either postponed buying required materials or chosen not to buy them at all. Almost all (92%) the students who delayed or skipped buying textbooks cited costs as the reason for their decision.

July 31, 2018

(Ingram Content Group) Lori Dunbar has been named Vice President, Application Services for Ingram Content Group. In her role, Lori will lead the Business Intelligence, Integration Services, Product Systems and Application Development teams. Like the leaders of these teams, she will partner closely with our businesses to ensure alignment with ICG’s strategy.

July 24, 2018

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

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.

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