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Follett, VitalSource Partner on One-click Access to 80,000+ Digital Titles

[Press Release] Follett, VitalSource Integration Promotes One-click Access to 80,000+ Digital Titles Students can easily access their digital content in one spot without entering passcodes WESTCHESTER, Ill., Jan. 18, 2017 – A new collaboration between Follett Higher Education Group and VitalSource Technologies LLC is making it easier for college students to...

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Publishing in a Reader-Powered World

Publishers are losing control over the curation of their content, Canelo’s Michael Bhasksar told attendees at IDPF’s Digital Book 2015 conference at BookExpo America yesterday. And readers themselves, Bhaskar said, are taking over. That’s leading publishers and retailers to rethink their marketing and discovery strategies in ways that play into readers...

HarperCollins Adds Ebooks to Follett’s Pre-K–12 Offering

[Press Release] Follett to Offer HarperCollins eBooks to PreK-12 Students Nationwide New agreement supports Follett’s continuing effort to drive literacy; available titles to include Harper Lee’s anticipated ‘Go Set a Watchman’ MCHENRY, Ill., May 27, 2015 – Follett today announced it has launched a robust collection of nearly 18,000 ebook titles for...

Amazon Expands Campus Bookstore Program, Launches at Purdue

Amazon has launched an online campus bookstore at Purdue that the university says will save students there $6 million a year. The launch is an expansion of its Amazon Campus program, which opened a similar store at University of California, Davis in January. In addition to offering Purdue students a branded...

McGraw-Hill Partners With Follett to Sell Ebooks Into School Libraries

[Press Release] McGraw-Hill Professional Delivers Premier Content to K-12 Schools via Follett’s Market Leading Destiny Platform McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global publisher of education and professional content, today announced a partnership with Follett to further expand availability of its eBook collection to K-12 school library customers globally. McGraw-Hill Professional’s catalog is...

Follett Consolidates Pre-K-12 Businesses as Follett School Solutions

[Press Release] Follett’s PreK-12 Businesses Unite as Follett School Solutions, Inc. New entity to offer integrated solutions for educational content and technology Follett’s PreK-12 businesses will become one legal entity named Follett School Solutions, Inc., effective April 1. The new entity is part of Follett’s strategy to deliver increased value to...

Follett Venture Fund Invests in Educational Assessment Technology Start-up

[Press Release] FOLLETT INVESTS IN SHOWEVIDENCE, INC. Partnership Focused on Advancing Solutions for Educational Assessment Follett Corporation today announced an investment in ShowEvidence, Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based education software company that provides innovative solutions for assessing student and teacher performance. The investment is the first from the Follett Knowledge Fund,...

Penguin Releases Ebook Collection Through Follett

[Press Release] Follett Announces Ebook Partnership with Penguin Group (USA) Agreement is part of Follett’s continuing effort to expand access to popular digital titles Follett announced it has launched a collection of nearly 17,000 ebook titles for Pre-K–12 students from Penguin Group (USA).  Penguin is the fifth major book publisher to partner...

Follett Names Todd Litzsinger Chairman of the Board

[Press Release] FOLLETT CORPORATION NAMES TODD LITZSINGER CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD Follett Corporation today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has named Todd Litzsinger Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Litzsinger succeeds Steve Waichler, who held the role on an interim basis following the passing of Follett’s former Chairman, Alison...

Follett Inks Deal With Macmillan to Add to School Ebook Offerings

Since August, Follett has struck deals with Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster and now Macmillan to sell the publishers’ ebooks into schools. The series of deals are moves on the part of publishers to capitalize on what they see to be a sizable opportunity to sell ebooks to schools as...

Follett Joins Baker & Taylor in Selling Simon & Schuster Ebooks to Schools

Related: Baker & Taylor to Sell Simon & Schuster Ebooks to Schools [Press Release] Follett Launches Simon & Schuster ebooks to Schools Follett continues to secure major publisher partners, further expands its collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12 students Follett today announced a partnership with Simon & Schuster that makes...

Follett Pledges $200,000 to Schools That Innovate in 21st Century Learning

Related: — Simon & Schuster Launches Pilot to Sell Ebooks Into Classrooms — Hachette Strikes Deal With Follett to Sell Ebooks Into School Libraries — Random House Partners With Follett to Sell Ebooks Into PreK-12 [Press Release] Follett Challenge to Recognize K-12 Innovation at 15 Schools $200,000 Contest to Reward Leading...

Simon & Schuster Launches Pilot to Sell Ebooks Into Classrooms

Simon & Schuster joins Hachette and Random House in going after the elementary, middle and high-school ebook market. The large publisher has launched pilots with four educational book distributors — Booksource, Follett, Mackin Educational Resources and Perma-Bound — to sell ebooks into pre-kindergarten through 12th grade classrooms across the U.S. In...

Hachette Strikes Deal With Follett to Sell Ebooks Into School Libraries

Hachette has struck a deal with educational material distributor Follett to sell its ebook content into school libraries. It’s the second such deal with a major publisher that Follett has signed in August. Penguin Random House’s Random House division* has also signed on for school library distribution. For years, major trade...

Random House Partners With Follett to Sell Ebooks Into PreK-12

For years, trade publishers have been trying to find ways to effectively sell into the kindergarten through high school market. There are tens of thousands of school libraries in the U.S. and nearly as many school districts. Even Penguin Random House, with its size and scale likely does not have the...

Follett Launches Educational Technology Investment Fund With Silicon Valley VC Atrium

[Press Release] Follett Launches $50 Million Education-Focused Venture Fund Partnership with Atrium Capital to Target Early-Stage Education and Technology Companies Follett Corporation today announced the establishment of the Follett Knowledge Fund, a capital funding source for new technologies that have the potential to improve and even disrupt the way educational content...