Why Academic Publishing Needs Digital Platform Solutions

shutterstock_317586104While traditional books are standalone products, marketed separately and designed to inform without context, their use in academic contexts can be very different, according to Bob Pritchett.

In a blog post for Digital Book World, Pritchett writes, “Students use large amounts of digital content in a specific subject area in a short time. Their research, their writing and their pursuit of a degree are focused on a limited number of domains, and they need access to a large number of resources and tools for managing all their content.”

“Platform solutions offer a way to address the special needs of a specific knowledge domain,” Pritchett continues, “and they make it easier to bundle content and achieve higher value transactions.”

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