Ingram’s CoreSource platform powers more than 37,000 publishers – large and small – around the world. With over 15 years' experience, we combine our industry knowledge and network of relationships to help you control your supply chain, streamline processes, and stay up to date on changing requirements.
Meet your book distribution business needs with the option for manual or automated control – or use some of both
Ebooks, print books or audiobooks – store, manage and distribute all your files and metadata in one place
Streamline delivery of any digital file to more than 450 retail, library and discovery channel partners around the world
Ensure the latest specifications are applied and metadata is correctly distributed to each partner
A dedicated development team and state-of-the-art data centers provide the highest level of protection for storing, managing and distributing your book content
EPUB, E-PDF, Print PDF, MP3, Print Cover files, etc.
Use Ingestion and Metadata Fitness Reporting to ensure titles are ready for sale.
Retail bookstores, libraries, educational institutions, etc.
Lightning Source, ipage and Aerio.
Over 50 reports that can be analyzed in real-time.
Convert your titles to make sure that you have the preferred ebook format for all customers – a simple way to expand distribution through new channels. Offering conversion to all ebook formats, Ingram’s industry knowledge and experience ensures your books are in the right format and accessible across all devices including e-readers.
Fixed Page EPUB
Mobi (for Amazon only)
KF8 Fixed Layout (for Amazon only)
Our user-friendly and mobile optimized dashboard makes it easy to view and manage your titles with a click of a button. Our easy to follow navigation takes you through each step of the process from file ingestion and optimization to distribution and sales reporting.
Choose how to manage your retail, library and discovery distribution partners; select the partners you want to work with directly, and those you want Ingram to manage for you
From small publishers with a handful of titles to large publishers with thousands of titles; CoreSource can scale to meet your needs
“CoreSource has been our digital asset management system since the beginning of our electronic publishing program, and it’s been integral to the success of our eBooks. It enables us to manage a huge inventory across dozens of vendors with a small, efficient team, and Ingram’s support system has helped us navigate almost every difficulty we’ve faced”
– Rowman & Littlefield
"CoreSource is an increasingly important platform for Kogan Page. It contains metadata for all our print and digital products and provides a single interface into the digital and physical supply chains.... Without CoreSource our digital sales would not be achievable in the seamless way they are today.”
– Kogan Page
"Keeping the metadata of our vast and varied publishing program up-to-date across global channels is of key importance to De Gruyter. CoreSource helps us to do this and also provides support for our endeavor to better supply our worldwide sales channels with eBooks to reach consumers, academics, and librarians in their preferred environment.”
– De Gruyter
"CoreSource has revolutionized how Bonnier Books UK manages its digital data distribution. I can’t emphasize enough how much time, effort, and personal misery – mired in distributor spreadsheet hell – it has saved me personally, and the wider business.”
– Bonnier Books UK
"Coresource has been one of the best decisions we’ve made as a new publisher as of 2020. Being connected has allowed us to expand our reach to a vast number of sales outlets that would otherwise be unobtainable for a smaller publisher. If you want to truly get your books to the sellers, then Coresource should be your first choice.”
– 4 Horsemen Publications
Centralize assets through one workflow for print and digital through direct connectivity to Lightning Source, Ingram’s Print-On-Demand system
Enable quick and simplified management and distribution of all your assets in one place for both digital and print
Ensure all data is never out of sync and flows seamlessly between multiple Ingram systems
Continually adopting new measures and investments to protect customers’ data, the CoreSource platform continues to meet the highest level of standards
Ongoing infrastructure improvements
Password complexity requirements
Multi-factor authentication processes
Remove and quarantine pirated content with the Link-Busters anti-piracy solution
Ensure your work is protected to the fullest extent
Proprietary technology verifies piracy automatically and issues take-down notices as well as link-removals from major search engines
Metadata Essentials unlocks insights into the value and real-life uses of the metadata you spend so many precious hours editing and curating. Because it does matter.
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