This month’s video is brought to you by the Ingram Wire. Pat and Gail discuss books on current events they’ve enjoyed and are looking forward to: The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins, Unbroken Brain by Maia Szalavitz, The Games: A Global History of the Olympics by David Goldblatt, and The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward.
The demand for enhanced, interactive digital learning materials from the realm of higher education—students, teachers, and admins—is gaining
more momentum every day. In our most recent #Built4UP (formerly #BuildUP) Twitter chat, Andy Cagle and Paget Hetherington from VitalSource discussed
how their wide range of services can help university presses capitalize on the transition to digital course materials to achieve greater levels of
success and sustainability.
By Philip Wallace, Marketing Systems & Content Analyst
Trivial Pursuit first came on the scene during my 1980s teen existence, and I became obsessed with that board game over the next few years. It didn’t
hurt that my little rural community shut down completely when it snowed, so that became a fun indoor leisure activity for my family to supplement Rook,
Monopoly, and Scrabble. Yes, I know that qualifies me as the relic of a bygone era.
This month’s video is brought to you by the Spring Arbor Wire. Buyers Melissa and Gail discuss children’s books to get excited about: The Complete Brambly Hedge by Jill Barklem, God Gave Us Sleep by Lisa Tawn Bergren, The Prince Warriors by Priscilla Shirer and Gina Detwiler, and The Jesus Bible for Kids retold by Janice Emmerson.
There’s some great news for independent bookstores. Much like Mark Twain, “the report of my death was an exaggeration.” This news comes as a welcome surprise
to the reading public, after a wealth of reports in the early 2000s predicted their demise at the hands of big box retailers.
At Ingram, we understand that planning for a new branch location or branch remodel can be an overwhelming task. While we can’t help you secure a new building,
or ensure that the building is ready on time, we certainly can make sure the books for your new collection show up when you need them and are ready
to be shelved. Ingram has experts that will partner with you to help navigate this seemingly daunting undertaking every step of the way. We know that
communication is the key to any project’s success, and we engage in ongoing correspondence from the time the project is awarded through the delivery
and successful opening.
We work closely with publishers, retailers, libraries, and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed
in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing.
CoreSource has now grown the number of available distribution channels past the 400 mark, and while the vast majority of our file and metadata distributions
are to print and digital retailers, CoreSource has – somewhat quietly we’ll admit – been expanding its distributions to other business partners as