Nashville, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced that Indiana University Press has selected Ingram Publisher Services for U.S. and Canadian book distribution.
"The addition of full-service distribution through Ingram, integrated with their print and digital technology, distribution reach and logistics experience gives us more tools to meet the changing requirements of the market and readers worldwide," said Dave Hulsey, Director of Sales and Marketing, Indiana University Press. "The expansion of our services with Ingram is a logical step as we position our press for continued and long-term success."
Ingram Publisher Services is currently handling distribution for the press in the U.S. and Canada with integrated e-book distribution through Ingram's CoreSource platform, and print-on-demand book manufacturing and fulfillment though Ingram's Lightning Source solution.
As a result of the agreement, Indiana University Press will grow the reach of content to more outlets worldwide, and gain increased flexibility in the management of physical and digital distribution. Using integrated Ingram services, the press will have more time and resources for its core business as a leading publisher of academic, trade and reference titles, and journals.
"We are pleased to expand our work with Indiana University Press," said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. "By using a full range of Ingram services, leading university presses like Indiana can focus more of their efforts on creating relevant content for today's dynamic market."
Indiana University Press, an internationally recognized academic publisher, publishes approximately 150 new books annually, in addition to 29 journals, and maintains a backlist of more than 2,000 titles. The Press emphasizes scholarship but also publishes textbook, trade, and reference titles.
About Indiana University Press
Since 1950, Indiana University Press has strived to inform and inspire scholars, students, and thoughtful general readers by disseminating ideas and knowledge of global significance, regional importance, and lasting value. As we progress into the digital age, we continue to provide innovative content in a variety of formats to fit new lifestyles. The Press is one of the largest public university presses as measured by titles published. For more information, visit www.iupress.indiana.edu.
Ingram Content Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram provides books, music and media content to over 39,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners in 195 countries. More than 26,000 publishers use Ingram's fully integrated physical and digital distribution, logistics, and manufacturing solutions to access global consumer demand, and realize the full business potential of book content. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., 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, Coutts Information Services, and ICG Ventures Inc. For more information, visit www.ingramcontent.com