NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AcademicPub™, the leading integrated content services platform for higher education, today announced twelve new publishers have become partners in the world's largest repository of chunked content available for creating custom course material, bringing the total number of partners to more than 250, representing more than 12 million pieces available to instructors globally.
Building on its vast library of multimedia content available for selection by instructors worldwide, AcademicPub reported that Goodfellow Publishers, Kellogg School of Management, Plunkett Research, Pluto Journals, S. Karger AG, Medical and Scientific Publishers, Temple University Press, The History Press Ltd., The MIT Press, University of Arkansas Press, University of Notre Dame Press, University of Tennessee Press, and University of Texas Press, have agreed to offer their materials as atomized content in course packs. A complete list of publishers in the AcademicPub Content Library may be found here.
Caroline Vanderlip, CEO of AcademicPub parent company, SharedBook Inc., made the announcement.
Vanderlip also announced several executive promotions within SharedBook/ AcademicPub.
Peter Budd, formerly VP of Product and UI, has become President of SharedBook/AcademicPub, while David Brown, formerly VP of Operations, has been named Chief Operating Officer. "Peter and Dave have the experience and vision to take AcademicPub through its next phase of growth," said Vanderlip. "Together, they will guide SharedBook and AcademicPub day-to-day, as the platform becomes more integrated in the course material choices available to instructors at both public and private universities, on campus and in distance ed."
AcademicPub, SharedBook Inc.'s technology platform for higher education, assembles, composes, prices and delivers custom textbooks-in eBook and/or print format. AcademicPub allows for immediate creation and inclusion of copyright-cleared content from anywhere, such as web articles, self-generated lectures or from the AcademicPub Content Library. Digital or print distribution generates a fast and easy way for educators to provide an engaging educational experience, with lower prices and up-to-the-minute materials for students. More information and free registration for faculty is available at www.academicpub.com. Headquartered in New York since 2004, SharedBook Inc. is privately held and can be found at www.sharedbook.com.
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