(PRESS RELEASE) June 6, 2011 - NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced an e-content management agreement with Brill, a respected scholarly and academic publisher. Brill has selected Ingram’s CoreSource platform to distribute and archive scholarly books to bookselling partners worldwide.
“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,” said Sam Bruinsma, Director of Business Development and E-Publishing of Brill. “Through our digital distribution collaboration with Ingram, we gain the scalable infrastructure needed to successfully deliver our content timely to any destination.”
Sam Bruinsma continued, “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’s publishing program focuses on humanities, international law and select science fields. Annually, the company supplies 500 new books to libraries and academics around the world. Brill will offer titles from its imprints Brill, Global Oriental, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers and VSP for distribution through Ingram’s CoreSource platform.
“Ingram continues to develop and deliver market-leading content distribution solutions,” said Marcus Woodburn, Vice President of Digital Products, Ingram Content Group. “We are pleased that Brill has selected CoreSource to meet the needs of their customers and we look forward to helping them grow.”
Ingram’s CoreSource is an easy-to-use, 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, allowing publishers to move digital content easily and swiftly from their organization to any channel partner globally.
Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden, The Netherlands with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). Brill is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Science, International Law and selected areas in Science. Brill’s IDC imprint boasts an extensive catalog of primary sources and rare collections. Details about the company in general can be found at www.brill.nl
Ingram Content Group Inc. provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Ingram’s operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Ingram Digital, Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit www.ingramcontent.com