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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
200 Publishers Now Partner with AcademicPub
A KEY MILESTONE REACHED FOR WORLD’S LARGEST
REPOSITORY OF ATOMIZED CONTENT FOR COURSE MATERIALS
New York, NY, March 26, 2013 - 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.”
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
James A. Boyle
Boyle Public Affairs
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