The De Gruyter Group Selects Ingram's CoreSource for Digital Asset Management and Distribution

20-May-2014

NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced that the De Gruyter Group, a leader in humanities and natural sciences academic publishing, has selected Ingram's CoreSource® platform for the storage, management, and distribution of digital content.

“By using a full-range of digital content solutions from Ingram, De Gruyter can focus our time and resources on the development of the best content for today’s dynamic market. Our agreement and our use of the CoreSource platform means that we can respond to the needs of existing customers more quickly, while opening up our content to a range of new distributors and readers," said Ben Ashcroft, Director of Sales for De Gruyter.

The De Gruyter Group is the most recent European publisher to select the CoreSource platform for digital asset management and distribution, and will also use CoreSource Plus to expand distribution and reach new booksellers worldwide. The platform provides De Gruyter, and their distributed publisher clients, with a comprehensive and scalable global distribution infrastructure.

The move to Ingram's CoreSource platform, allows De Gruyter to focus more of their time and efforts on academic publishing excellence and content development. Ingram will handle the complexities of content management, logistics and worldwide distribution.

“At Ingram, we've developed relevant content distribution solutions for publishers that help them focus on the core of their business, content creation, rather than delivery and IT infrastructure,” said Marcus Woodburn, Vice President of Digital Products, Ingram Content Group. "The De Gruyter Group is a leader in academic publishing, and we are pleased that they have chosen Ingram solutions to grow their business and expand their reach worldwide."

The DeGruyter Group, which includes the publishing houses of De Gruyter Akademie Forschung, Birkhäuser, De Gruyter Mouton, De Gruyter Open, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, and De Gruyter Saur, publishes over 1,300 new titles each year in the humanities, medicine, natural sciences, and law, more than 650 journals, and a variety of digital media. The company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

The De Gruyter Group joins other European academic publishers that have selected CoreSource as their digital asset management platform of choice including Elsevier, Palgrave Macmillan, Pearson, Taylor & Francis, Brill, Karger Publishers and others.

Ingram’s CoreSource platform is an easy-to-use, online solution for the storage, management, and distribution of digital content. The CoreSource platform provides a secure, searchable content repository and delivery system connected to the largest available network of retailers, library suppliers and other e-book providers, allowing publishers to move digital content easily and swiftly from their organization to any channel partner globally.

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Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.