NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sixteen leading publishers, including Columbia University Press and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a division of Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., today signed agreements to make content available through AcademicPubTM which now counts 200 publisher partners, offering the largest repository of atomized content available in the world for the creation of custom course materials.
Caroline Vanderlip, CEO of AcademicPub parent company, SharedBook Inc., made the announcement. Only in its second year of operation, AcademicPub today makes available more than 8 million units of content for use in course packs for classes throughout North America, and around the world.
The respected publishers announced today as AcademicPub partners are: Basic Books; Bridgepoint Education, Civitas Books; Columbia University Press; Da Capo Press; Hart Publishing; Harvard University Press; Indiana University Press; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a division of Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., McGill University Press, Nation Books, Public Affairs, Seal Press, The Jewish Publication Society, Vanguard Press, and Weinstein Books. A complete list of publishers in the AcademicPub Content Library may be found here.
"The delivery of atomized content is beyond a growing trend, it is an unstoppable wave," said Vanderlip. "And AcademicPub's easy-to-use platform, brimming with content, is becoming the go-to place for professors who want the very best and most current course materials."
About AcademicPub: AcademicPub is SharedBook Inc's technology platform for higher education. With a few clicks of a mouse, an instructor can assemble, compose, price and deliver custom books - in eBook and/or print format. AcademicPub allows for immediate creation and inclusion of copyright-cleared content from anywhere, such as web articles, third party content, self-generated lectures or from the 8 million-plus units of cleared material provided by the 200 publishers in the AcademicPub Content Library. The dual benefit is 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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