Academic Publisher Inks Deal With Ingram for Digital Asset Management


Taylor & Francis expands work with Ingram and selects CoreSource® for digital asset management and distribution

LONDON, UK – As publishers reshape their business models and focus on content creation rather than distribution infrastructure, leading academic publishers, including Taylor & Francis, are selecting Ingram’s CoreSource® for digital asset management and distribution of content.

“The operational efficiency and global reach of CoreSource makes the platform the right choice for our business,” said Roger Horton, CEO, Taylor & Francis.  “Using Ingram’s digital asset distribution solutions through CoreSource, and utilizing print-on-demand services though Lightning Source, Taylor & Francis has the comprehensive tools needed to get content seamlessly, in whichever form our customers prefer, to destinations worldwide.”

For two centuries Taylor & Francis has been committed to the publication of scholarly information of the highest quality, and today this remains the publisher’s primary goal.  The Taylor & Francis Group publishes more than 1,000 journals and approximately 1,800 new books each year.  Taylor & Francis has an extensive backlist of over 20,000 titles and will continue to add titles to the CoreSource and Lightning Source platforms.

“Taylor & Francis is a leader in academic publishing, and we are pleased they have chosen our CoreSource platform to expand their digital reach,” said David “Skip” Prichard, President and CEO, Ingram Content Group Inc. “Ingram will continue to develop the print and digital solutions that Taylor & Francis needs to help their content reach the academic community in the formats of choice.”

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.

Taylor & Francis Group including the imprints of Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Garland Science, Psychology Press, Europa and CRC Press, is a leading academic publisher in the humanities, social science, behavioural science, built environment, life science and technical fields.
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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., 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


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