Brill taps Ingram Content Group’s CoreSource for e-book distribution management
By ECM Plus staff
ECM Plus +++ Ingram Content Group has just inked an e-content management agreement with publishers Brill.
The scientific and academic publisher said it intends to use the CoreSource platform to distribute and archive books to bookselling partners.
“Through our Ingram Coresource arrangement we are able to fulfill our pledge to authors and customers to simultaneously publish in print and electronically” commented Sam Bruinsma, director of business development and e-publishing for Brill.
Ingram’s CoreSource is an online solution for the storage, management, and distribution of digital content. CoreSource delivers a secure, searchable content repository and a high-capacity data distribution network, enabling publishers to move digital content and swiftly from organizations to any channel partner..
“The demand for electronic products in academia continues to grow in the library and consumer markets, and it is essential to the success of our authors, our company and scholars worldwide to offer our e-books in the desired formats” added Bruinsma.
According to Bruinsma, Brill’s role is to focus on the publishing of distinctive and relevant academic content and not to devote scarce resources to the redistribution of e-content to a wide variety of emerging e-book channels around the globe. “Through our Ingram Coresource arrangement we are able to fulfill our pledge to authors and customers to simultaneously publish in print and electronically.”
Brill said it will be selling titles from its imprints Brill, Global Oriental, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers and VSP for distribution through Ingram’s CoreSource platform. Said Marcus Woodburn, vice president of digital products for Ingram Content Group: “Ingram continues to develop and deliver market-leading content distribution solutions.”