Received this email from Ingram today:Â Ingramâ€™s VitalSource launches BookshelfÂ® application forÂ iPadâ„¢, iPhoneÂ®, and iPod TouchÂ®â€”now offers three ways to access content
LA VERGNE, TN â€“ Vital Source Technologies, Inc., the leading e-textbook solution provider for publishers, academic institutions and students today announced the availability of the VitalSource Bookshelf application for Appleâ€™s iPadâ„¢, iPhoneÂ®, and iPod TouchÂ®.
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News Release, September 22, 2010
NASHVILLE, TN â€“ Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced it will expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific market by establishing a full-scale Lightning Source print-on-demand book manufacturing operation in Australia.
â€œThe expansion of our Lightning Source global print solution into Australia is a significant step in the ongoing mission of Ingram Content Group to help content reach its destination swiftly and efficiently to retailers and readers worldwide,â€ said David â€œSkipâ€ Prichard, President and CEO, Ingram Content Group.Â â€œThis expansion of Ingramâ€™s global presence, from the United Kingdom to France and now Australia, provides publishers with expanded market reach and sales opportunities, as well as makes thousands of books available quickly and affordably to booksellers and their customers.â€ Continue reading Lightning Source Heads “Down Under”
From a press release:
Ingram Content Group Inc. and Macmillan today announced a new distribution services model that will integrate Ingramâ€™s print on demand (POD) and fulfillment capability with Macmillanâ€™s publishing program.Â Macmillan will use Ingramâ€™s print on demand and physical distribution infrastructure to manage traditional inventory and POD for â€œâ€long tailâ€ titles.Â Macmillan will continue to fully service its customer relationships from its primary warehouse in Virginia. Continue reading Macmillan to use Ingram’s print-on-demand service
I received the following Press Release concerning the DOD and audiobooks.Â I’m glad to see government agencies making the leap to electronic books.
Department of Defense offers downloadable audiobooks through MyiLibrary
La VERGNE, TN â€“ Ingram Content Group Inc. announced today an agreement with the US Department of Defense (DOD) to offer downloadable digital audiobooks to military service members, their dependents, and National Guard members through MyiLibraryÂ®, Ingramâ€™s market leading online e-content aggregation platform.Â Â Continue reading DOD offers audiobooks