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Pre-made, course-complete courseware and delivery platform holding 1 million titles

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With the exception of third party images, video content, and case studies, this courseware content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License .

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Vitalsource Bookshelf is an eTextbook delivery platform offering course texts and materials such as videos, quizzes, and media. Readers can use eTextbooks offline, take electronic notes, highlight, and connect directly to Wikipedia and Microsoft OneNote from the platform. Vitalsource emphasizes its design for user accessibility as well as its large library of titles, including over one million titles from 1,000 publishers. Instructors can use Vitalsource eTextbooks when teaching in fully-online, blended, or face-to-face formats.

Courseware Features
  • Course Complete
  • Pre-made Course
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication (Writing or Oral)
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
LMS Integrations
  • Blackboard
  • Canvas
  • Brightspace by D2L
  • Moodle
  • Sakai
  • Schoology
Standards Integrations
  • Caliper
  • ePub 2.0
  • LDAP
  • LTI
  • LTI 2.0
  • oAuth
  • SAML
  • xAPI
  • In-Person Faculty Training
  • Instructional Design / Course Development Services
  • Online or Phone Faculty Support
  • Online or Phone Student Support
  • Technology / Platform Integration Services

Courseware Features

Ratings are based on company self-assessment, guided by the CWiC Framework.

  • Adaptivity

    The content can be adjusted in relation to a learner's knowledge


  • Customization

    Educators and course designers can alter learning or assessment content


  • Learner Autonomy

    Learners can impact or augment instruction based on their choices


  • Socio-Emotional

    Use of feedback and interventions based on a learner’s social-emotional state


  • Assessment

    The presence of academic structures and the capacity to assess learning in relation to them


  • Collaboration

    Ability for learners and/or educators to engage with each other in the context of learning


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