New York, NY – As publishers realize their customers' need to have content available in both print and digital form, more, including SAGE, are selecting Ingram Content Group's CoreSource for the distribution and management of their e-book and print-book files to a worldwide audience.
"As the industry transforms and more of our customers are reading digitally, it's important for SAGE to work with a distribution expert like Ingram that has a comprehensive platform and the expertise to get content seamlessly to destinations worldwide," said John Shaw, Executive Director of Publishing Technologies, SAGE. "Building – and then maintaining - a digital asset management system is an expensive and complicated proposition. By using CoreSource for our needs, we expand our reach and gain more time and resources to create new content for our customers."
SAGE is an independent academic international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media. SAGE publishes titles in the humanities and social sciences and the scientific, technical, and medical fields.
"Digital technology continues to reshape how people read and publishers create and sell content," said Marcus Woodburn, Vice President of Digital Products, Ingram Content Group. "As we're currently working with SAGE on the print-on-demand side through Lightning Source, we're pleased to expand our relationship with a digital component."
Ingram's CoreSource is an easy to use, online solution for the storage, management, and distribution of digital content. CoreSource delivers a secure, searchable content repository and a high-capacity data distribution network, allowing publishers to move digital content easily and swiftly from their organization to any channel partner globally. Lightning Source, the print-on-demand unit of Ingram Content Group, is the leading provider of comprehensive print-on-demand and distribution services to publishers worldwide.
SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC. For more information visit www.sagepublications.com
Ingram Content Group Inc. provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Ingram Digital, Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit www.ingramcontent.com