Simultaneous Print and Digital Publishing Workflows When publishers produce print and digital products together, the process can take a very long time – sometimes as long as 17 months. This is..
As the international publishing industry faces an increasing decline in the sales of textbooks and other publications, there is a need to identify inefficiencies in the traditional publishing..
There was a time, not very long ago, that in order to read a book, you had to have it in your hand. The whole thing; paper and ink, binding and cover and everything that makes books physical and..
Creating courseware and content that is impactful is one of the everyday challenges of content creators, educators and editors in the publishing world. Adding assessment activities within an ebook,..
Digital transformation is a reality in every market. The academic publishing industry is being disrupted by new digital methods of delivering non-fiction content to customers. As content producers,..
An integrated print and digital design and production process allows you to free your content for distribution to any channel. This case study dives into the ROI of a digital-first approach. Creators..
At the end of the semester, many students will exchange their textbooks at their school bookstore. Unfortunately, while they are counting the dollars in their heads, their books will ultimately get..
So let’s put this debate to rest before we even start, gif or jif? Gif pronunciation is “gif” like “gift” not “jif” like "Jiffy" peanut butter. However, the inventor of the Graphics Interchange..
The traditional print publishing world collided with digital so fast that offices are now an amalgamation of pen-to-paper editors and digital savants. In this rapidly evolving industry, it is easy..
Who knew that a question type could be so shrouded in controversy? The multiple-choice question (MCQ) may be a “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” favorite, but it’s also the most widely debated question..
Permissions have gotten expensive, especially for images and video content. For content creators, finding engaging photos, maps, or artwork for free in the public domain takes as much time as..
We are organized creatures, the human race. We like to draw simple connections and classify our facts. Whether it includes dates, historical individuals, key terms, or classifications of scientific..
Whether you are an institution, publisher, or student, the name of VitalSource has proven to be ingrained in today’s education system. A conduit of knowledge, they act as an important piece of the..
Real-Time Collaboration Tools When you think of real-time digital tools, you might think of stock trading, ride-sharing, and weather apps. The needs of today's society to do everything in real-time..
The concept of mobile learning includes all learning done on a mobile device. This includes tablets, smartphones and eReaders. Currently, learning on a smartphone is still quite marginal while..
Digital transformation is ongoing each and every day, but the psychological barriers created still remain within companies. In fact, only 59% of the owners in small and micro businesses consider..