The digital textbook distributor Coursesmart announced today that it had expanded its supply of digital textbooks and course materials by signing a deal with 9 publishing partners: OUP (for both the US and Canadian markets), W.W. Norton, ATP, BarCharts, ASM Press, Paradigm Publishing, Vista Higher Learning, and University Readers.
“Our new publishing relationships will enable us to continue expanding our footprint and further solidify our position as the world’s largest provider of digital course materials. The additional titles and content to our higher education catalog will allow more students and faculty to enjoy the benefits of our digital course materials, including anytime, anywhere access, cost savings and efficiencies, device agnostic applications and other digital benefits inherent in our offerings,” said Sean Devine, chief executive officer at CourseSmart. “We will continue to engage with other higher education-focused publishing houses to ensure we meet the growing demand for eTextbooks and other digital course materials.”
These new deals will expand CourseSmart’s catalog to over 20 thousand titles and more than 90% of the core college textbooks, and all of these textbooks can be read in most web browsers as well as in iOS and Android apps. It also brings the count of CourseSmart’s publishing partners to 31, including a few of the larger textbook publishers like Pearson, Wiley, Cengage Learning, and McGraw-Hill Education.
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