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Flat World Knowledge Partners with Bookshare To Make Free College Textbooks Accessible to People with Print Disabilities

Flat World Knowledge, publisher of expert-authored, open content college textbooks, today became the first dedicated college textbook publisher to supply its digital textbooks to Bookshare, the world's largest online accessible library for people with print disabilities. Read More »

Over 150 Educational Institutions Choose Panopto For Lecture Capture In 2009

Panopto, Inc., a leading provider of rich media presentation capture and management solutions, announced today that more than 150 educational institutions deployed its lecture capture platform in 2009, making it one of the fastest customer acquisition growth rates of any vendor in the higher education sector. Read More »

SunGard Higher Education’s Strategic Services Help Missouri State University Implement on Time and on Budget

The University has implemented the complete Banner administrative system, Luminis Platform, Banner Document Management Suite, Banner Operational Data Store and Banner Enterprise Data Warehouse. Read More »

Jenzabar Offers New Integrated Services with Docufide, Inc.

Jenzabar®, Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, today announced new integrated services with Docufide, Inc., the leading provider of educational records delivery and management. Read More »

Wowza Boosts Student Learning at Hundreds of Universities Around the World with Video Streaming for Flash, iPhone and Beyond

Wowza Media Systems announced that more than 500 universities and colleges on four continents are using Wowza Media Server® technology to deliver live, on demand and interactive content to students and faculty on multiple players and devices, including Flash® and iPhone®. Read More »

Citrix Launches New Education Licensing to Jumpstart Campus-Wide Adoption of Desktop Virtualization

Citrix Systems, Inc. announced a new campus-wide licensing option for educational organizations worldwide, making it easy and cost-effective to deliver unlimited virtual desktops and applications to every faculty and staff member, and student. Read More »

Amazon.com Announces the Textbooks Trade-In Program

Amazon.com, Inc. announced the new Textbooks Trade-In program, which allows customers to exchange used textbooks in return for an Amazon.com gift card. Available year-round, the Textbooks Trade-In program will offer students the ability to trade in textbooks they no longer need for a great price. Read More »

Oracle Announces General Availability of PeopleSoft Enterprise CRM for Higher Education 9.1

Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Release 9.1 for Higher Education, which includes significant new and enhanced capabilities to help higher education institutions better manage constituent relationships across the lifecycle. Read More »

Community College Selects ConnectYard To Help Students Leverage Facebook and Twitter for More than Just Socializing

ConnectYard, Inc. snnounced that Howard Community College has selected its social learning service to leverage Facebook, Twitter and text messaging for providing enhanced academic support and building a greater sense of community among students - both of which positively affect a student's persistence through graduation. Read More »

The 2009 Campus Computing Survey

For the second time in the current decade, campus IT officers are struggling to deal with the rising demand for IT resources and services even as their budgets have experienced significant cuts, often followed by mid-year budget recissions. Read More »