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eBooks changed my life. No, really.

Posted by Leann de Leon on September 22, 2017

Books Changed my Life.jpgRemember the fun of going to the library and picking out books when you were a kid, or spending a relaxing afternoon in browsing your favorite bookstore? I don’t. I’ve been legally blind since birth; my vision cannot be corrected with glasses, contacts, or surgery. As much as I loved printed books, they never really loved me back. Trips to the bookstore and library involved finding the large print section, full of books about aging and a plethora of Danielle Steele novels….and not much else.

Until the advent of eBooks, reading for pleasure was tricky, at best. Reading for school was downright miserable. Sometimes large print textbooks were available, but often they were not. I’d exhaust my eyes and do my best to complete my reading assignments and homework, but learning from print books was a painful, and oftentimes, embarrassing experience. I relied on bulky CCTV magnifiers in library basements and an unhealthy amount of eyestrain to make it through high school and college. Then everything changed.

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5 Key Questions to Ask Before Creating Digital First Content

Posted by Lorie Reilly on August 29, 2017

Creating digital content is an exciting but at times intimidating task. Considering these questions will help you create and deliver your content effectively.

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Aim4Knowledge finds comprehensive solution with VitalSource Content Studio

Posted by Lorie Reilly on June 19, 2017

At VitalSource, we pride ourselves in our ability to find innovative solutions to customers’ unique problems.

We had the opportunity to do just that when Sweden-based Aim4Knowledge came to us with a desire to go beyond flat PDF files to meet the training needs of their clients.

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Publish to Bookshelf

Posted by Lorie Reilly on March 16, 2017

Since its launch in 2016, VitalSource Content Studio has become a valued tool for creators of learning content in higher education, K12, and corporate training—content such as IT training modules, leadership curriculum, an interactive workbook on human anatomy, computer engineering courseware, and more. 

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How to be Accessible

Posted by Rick Johnson on March 08, 2017

Mention the word “accessibility” and it can mean different things to different people.

In the context of delivering learning content, one application of accessibility is ensuring the same content is equally available across different platforms and channels to students of all abilities.

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