Publishers in the textbook market today face an unprecedented array of challenges as more universities and K12 schools adopt laptop programs. This session provides an overview of this familiar terrain and presents a possible solution to all of these problems: e-textbooks from VitalSource.
E-books from VitalSource provide publishers with a secure, portable, highly interactive platform for delivering content along with flexible business and pricing models publishers need to effectively meet a variety of market demands.
William Chesser came to VitalSource in January 1997 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education where he was working as Assistant Director of a nationwide K-12 reform project. He has received a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina and a M.A. in English from North Carolina Central University.
Matt Harris joined VitalSource in March 2000 from Fence Creek Publishing, LLC, where he was Co-Founder and Publisher. Fence Creek specializes in publishing books and material for medical education. Prior to Fence Creek, Matt had been Senior Medical Editor at W.B. Saunders. He has received a B.A. in History from Gettysburg College and a M.B.A. from Pennsylvania State University.
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