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October 7, 2013 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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VitalSource Bookshelf Opens British E-Store

Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group, Inc.’s etextbook solution, recently launched an e-store in the U.K. for VitalSource Bookshelf ebooks.

Key features in the new e-store include a selection of free trial books, collections organized by category (ranging from antiques and collectibles to true crime), a best-seller list, recently viewed items, and featured titles. VitalSource Bookshelf has more than 3 million users at 6,000 universities worldwide and offers content in 25 languages from 350-plus publishers.

Customers can choose a purchase option, such as direct sale to a student or sale through an institution’s virtual learning environment. Instructors have access to tools for measuring student engagement, improving accessibility, and managing classrooms, while students can search, annotate, and share notes in the text.

“More educators and students now have access to the latest interactive e-textbooks and tools, in addition to having more choice when purchasing their course materials,” says Kent Freeman, Vital Source Technologies’ COO.

Source: Ingram Content Group, Inc.

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