ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leveraging the increased demand for high-quality, customized classroom materials, learning solutions provider Element K is pleased to announce it has partnered with AcademicPub™, the higher education unit of SharedBook Inc, to distribute Element K's award-winning information technology courseware content within the robust and highly acclaimed AcademicPub Content Library.
"Element K is proud to be included among AcademicPub's elite group of publishers distributing our content to academic instructors in the higher education community," said Element K's Jeffrey Felice, Vice President, Training Channel Enablement. "The higher education industry is an important component to our strategy. Partnering with AcademicPub affords us an excellent opportunity to connect with instructors in the academic space who need to provide their students with the best content, with maximum flexibility, electronic delivery options, and all at highly affordable price points," explained Felice.
"AcademicPub is leading the revolution in how content is assembled and distributed to college students in the U.S. and, eventually, around the globe," acknowledged Caroline Vanderlip, Chief Executive Officer, SharedBook Inc. "Our idea is simple - leverage our proven technology platform and make it work for college and university faculty members who want to provide students the very best content at the lowest possible prices; Element K's award-winning, high-quality content is an excellent addition to an already prestigious list of publishers and we are very happy to have them onboard," said Vanderlip.
Higher education instructors have been searching for quality materials to be delivered in real-time, copyright-cleared, easy-to-use formats, and at affordable prices. AcademicPub enables this ability putting Element K classroom materials in the hands of college and university instructors worldwide.
About Element K
With nearly 30 years of experience in training and development, Element K provides learning solutions that enable organizations to develop employees, support partners, and educate customers. Our clients benefit from broad online and classroom content collections, custom learning program design and development, flexible on-demand delivery technologies, and administration support services.
As a group company of NIIT - a global talent development corporation operating in 44 countries - Element K has unmatched global reach and efficiency. The company employs over 700 professionals and is headquartered in Rochester, New York. For more information, visit http://www.elementk.com.
AcademicPub, SharedBook Inc.'s technology platform for higher education, assembles, composes, prices and delivers custom textbooks - in e-book and/or print format. AcademicPub allows for immediate creation and inclusion of copyright-cleared content from anywhere, such as web articles, self-generated lectures or from the AcademicPub Content Library. Digital or print distribution generates 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 http://www.academicpub.com. Headquartered in New York since 2004, SharedBook Inc. is privately held and can be found at http://www.sharedbook.com.
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