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Press Release: VitalSource Technologies [August 23, 2004]

UNC - Chapel Hill School of Dentistry goes digital with VitalSource Custom Curriculum Solution

Raleigh, NC -- Aug. 23, 2004. VitalSource Technologies, Inc. ("VitalSource") announced today that The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry has adopted VitalSource's Custom Curriculum Solution for the incoming Fall 2004 class. Students will use digital textbooks provided through VitalSource in lieu of traditional paper textbooks.

"We are pleased have to such a quality institution as The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry join our growing list of clients," said Frank Daniels, III, President and CEO of VitalSource.

All 82 incoming first-year dental students will have the 72 required textbooks for their four years of school preloaded on their laptops.

"The UNC Digital Dental Library is based on proven technology and offers powerful tools to access information a clear value to the educational process," said Sharon Grayden, MA, Director, Center for Educational Development and Informatics at the School of Dentistry. "The active learning capability provided by vitalsourceKEY software, in addition to access and portability, makes this a win-win for the school, students, and faculty."

VitalSource partnered with Elsevier and other leading publishers to provide digital textbooks in a secure digital delivery.

"VitalSource's state-of-the-art digital rights protection is a proven, viable content distribution channel directly to students and faculty," said Brian Bussey, Vice President, E-Professional Products at Elsevier. "We are pleased to be continuing our strong relationship with VitalSource in the dental market."

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-


Summary: VitalSource Technologie announced that The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry has adopted VitalSource's Custom Curriculum Solution for the incoming Fall 2004 class. Students will use digital textbooks provided through VitalSource in lieu of traditional paper textbooks.
Publication Year:2004
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:August 23, 2004
Publisher:VitalSource Technologies
Company:
Company: VitalSource Technologies
Libraries: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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