Frankfurt, Germany. The annual Frankfurt Book Fair is traditionally deal-making time for the publishing industry. This year is no exception. Leading the announced deal roster: Ingram Academic Services has inked multi-year agreements with Stanford University Press and University of Ottawa Press for print and digital sales and distribution.
Stanford University Press and University of Ottawa Press will use Ingram Content Group's state of-the-art warehousing and worldwide distribution network, wide-reaching sales organization, digital asset management, academic marketing and other premier services through Ingram Publisher Services to expand their market presence and offer their publications to customers in more places.
"Our relationship with Ingram is a significant component in restructuring our sales and marketing efforts for today's changing book market," said Alan Harvey, director of Stanford University Press. "Ingram's digital infrastructure offers cutting-edge innovations in content management and distribution. The combination of Perseus with Ingram offers a sales team with even greater reach into new markets."
"Stanford University Press and University of Ottawa Press are leading university presses and we are very proud to add them to our growing group of academic clients," said Heidi Sachner, vice president, Ingram Academic Services, Perseus Distribution. "We look forward to working with these presses to expand their reach and advance scholarship."
About Ingram Content Group
Ingram Content Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. The company got its start in 1964 as a textbook depository and has since grown and transformed into a comprehensive publishing industry services company that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., VitalSource 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 ICG Ventures Inc. Learn more about Ingram Content Group at www.ingramcontent.com.
About Stanford University Press
Stanford University Press publishes 140 scholarly and trade books a year across the humanities, social sciences, law, and business. Chartered in 1892 with the founding of Stanford University, the Press is one of the leading American university presses, and has an active backlist of nearly 4,000 titles. Their newest imprint, Redwood Press, publishes intellectually stimulating books written for a trade audience.
About University of Ottawa Press
Located in Canada's national capital, the University of Ottawa Press is the publishing arm of one of Canada's leading universities and one of the world's top bilingual universities. University of Ottawa Press is the only fully bilingual university press and the oldest French-language university press in North America, publishing a range of titles in the humanities and social sciences subject areas.