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Saskia Watts

Saskia Watts is a Marketing Manager for VitalSource EMEA and APAC, focusing on helping both institutions and publishers deliver effective, affordable, and accessible learning materials to students. Prior to joining VitalSource, Saskia worked at Lightning Source, aiding in the marketing of Ingram’s print on demand offerings. She also attended Oxford Brookes University, where she studied Publishing Media.

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Are you keeping an eye on the health of your metadata?

Posted by Saskia Watts on February 10, 2020

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Territorial rights, BISAC/BIC codes, comprehensive pricing – these three metadata elements are often overlooked by content providers in the VitalSource systems. So let’s break them down one by one.

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Metadata is more than a buzzword

Posted by Saskia Watts on January 27, 2020

working-pattern-internet-abstract-1089438Metadata. That buzzword that’s been bandied around the publishing industry for several years now. After what initially seemed like an easy fix, it’s clear that both best practices and where to focus one’s efforts have become stumbling blocks.

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VitalSource’s ongoing commitment to accessibility

Posted by Saskia Watts on October 18, 2019

agreement-3489902_1920Since the conception of VitalSource, accessibility has been something we've held with utmost importance, but it's also something we know can always be improved upon.

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What does it mean for an eTextbook to be accessible?

Posted by Saskia Watts on September 09, 2019

Woman looking at laptop showing VitalSource Bookshelf.In the ever-changing landscapes of digital learning, accessibility, and higher education, it can seem a daunting prospect to stay on top of it all.

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What is web accessibility and why does it matter?

Posted by Saskia Watts on August 21, 2019

Laptop on a desk with coffee and cell phone. Accessibility is an issue that is becoming more and more prevalent in the modern world, with new technologies presenting new challenges. But what do we mean when we talk about this, and in particular, what do we mean by web accessibility?

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