Working with Ingram, we inherit a strong technological infrastructure for the management of our content, which allows us to focus our resources on the creation of new educational solutions, the core and foundation of our business.
Nashville, TN (Vocus) September 8, 2010
Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced an agreement with Jones & Bartlett Learning, a leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. Jones & Bartlett has selected Ingram’s digital asset management platform, CoreSource®, to archive and distribute educational materials to partners worldwide.
“Jones & Bartlett’s content strategy requires us to work with a content expert with combined print and digital distribution solutions to meet our internal goals and the needs of our customers,” said James Horner, President, Jones & Bartlett Learning. “We did our due diligence, and Ingram’s digital asset platform is the right choice for our business. CoreSource is a robust and intuitive platform that will easily and economically deliver our content in the chosen formats to any destination.”
Mr. Horner continued, “Working with Ingram, we inherit a strong technological infrastructure for the management of our content, which allows us to focus our resources on the creation of new educational solutions, the core and foundation of our business.”
Jones & Bartlett Learning will supply almost 1,000 backlist books in stages through Ingram’s CoreSource platform for the program launch. Jones & Bartlett will also continue to work with Ingram’s Lightning Source for its print-on-demand needs.
“As technology transforms the publishing industry and provides publishers, educators and students with innovative methods of learning and instruction, Ingram continues to develop and deliver the products, services and technology that our industry needs to succeed,” said David “Skip” Prichard, President and CEO, Ingram Content Group. “At Ingram Content Group, we are proud that Jones & Bartlett has selected CoreSource to meet the needs of their customers in the digital age, while they continue to build upon their positive print-on-demand experience with Lightning Source, meeting the needs of customers in the print world.”
Ingram’s CoreSource® is an easy to use, online solution for the storage, management, and distribution of digital content. CoreSource® delivers a secure, searchable content repository and a high-capacity data distribution network, allowing publishers to move digital content easily and swiftly from their organization to any channel partner globally. Lightning Source, the print-on-demand unit of Ingram Content Group, is the leading provider of comprehensive print-on-demand and distribution services to publishers worldwide.
Ingram Content Group brings together traditional distribution, print-on-demand book manufacturing and electronic content management options from a single source. Jones & Bartlett Learning joins Penguin Group USA, Penguin Group UK, Macmillan US, Elsevier US, University of California Press, ABC-CLIO and other prominent publishers in their use of CoreSource®, the best-in-class electronic content management option in the industry.
ABOUT JONES & BARTLETT LEARNING
Jones & Bartlett Learning is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. We endeavor to develop educational programs and services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement by uniquely combining authoritative content written by respected authors with innovative, proven and engaging technology applications that meet the diverse needs of today's instructors, students, and professionals. Across a broad spectrum of fields ranging from medicine and emergency services to computer information systems, our educational technology applications and instructional assessment and performance-management solutions are revolutionizing how instructors teach and how students and professionals learn. With the most up-to-date, authoritative content available from academia and industry thought-leaders, Jones & Bartlett Learning is leading the way for educators, students and professionals to discover new educational and professional skill-development opportunities - enabling personalized learning, anytime, anywhere. http://www.jblearning.com
Ingram Content Group Inc. provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Ingram’s operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Ingram Digital, 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, and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit http://www.ingramcontent.com