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Press Release: VitalSource Technologies [August 23, 2004]

VitalSource Technologies enhances portable learning for Macintosh users

Raleigh, N.C -- Aug. 23, 2004. Today, VitalSource Technologies announced that vitalsourceKEY, bundled with the Personal Portable Library (PPL), a digital content library of the great works of Western civilization, is now available pre-installed on Apple Macintosh desktops and portables and as a stand-alone product through apple.com/education.

The PPL gives students and staff more flexibility than ever before when using their school resources and supplies. School staff can customize the library to fit their schools' curriculum, and they can add textbooks and other third-party resources to their library. Students' also can personalize their libraries with supplemental materials and even take notes and highlight in the text of the books they are studying. Best of all, it makes education portable for students and staff.

With the PPL, students have volumes of resources on their computers. These resources support and in many cases even replace costly paper and online resources. The PPL includes the complete works of Shakespeare, maps, art, historical documents and more.

"VitalSource Key and the Personal Portable Library greatly enrich one-to-one computing initiatives in the K-12 and postsecondary educational markets by making over 2,000 resources available to students at the click of a mouse," said Frank A. Daniels, III, President and CEO of VitalSource. "Most importantly, VitalSource's Custom Curriculum Solution enables schools to design custom curriculums by integrating internal materials alongside commercially-available textbooks and course packs."

About VitalSource:

VitalSource Technologies, Inc., a privately-owned and operated company, provides secure digital content solutions to the education market. The company delivers proprietary software solutions, commercial content delivery through its growing base of publisher partners, and custom curriculum solutions and consulting services. VitalSource solutions are available for a variety of programs in secondary, post-secondary and graduate education. For more information, please contact us via e-mail press@vitalbook.com.

www.vitalbook.com

2004 VitalSource Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved. vitalsource, vitalsource KEY, vitalsource PPL, vitalsource QUIZ and vitalsource CASE are trademarks of VitalSource Technologies, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


Summary: VitalSource Technologies announced that vitalsourceKEY, bundled with the Personal Portable Library, a digital content library of the great works of Western civilization, is now available pre-installed on Apple Macintosh desktops and portables and as a stand-alone product through apple.com/education.
Publication Year:2004
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:August 23, 2004
Publisher:VitalSource Technologies
Company:
Company: VitalSource Technologies
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