VitalSource Library ? is the library you would want for yourself. It's the library you would want your children to have with them as they grow into lifelong learners. Carry this enormous, rich collection wherever you carry your laptop.
The Library provides students and teachers a wide-ranging array of original-source materials across disciplines, across genres, and across reading levels. An entire library is loaded on your computer, giving you portable access to the greatest works of literature, art, history, music, philosophy, science and mathematics, and more.
The Library currently contains over 3,400 items, and it continues to grow over time. You can update it whenever you return to the internet.
NEW! The Library is also now shipping with fully integrated dictionaryand encyclopedia: the highest quality desk references from two of the most respected publishers in the world.
These references are fully integrated into the Library, so the information you need is always just a click away.
Imagine the greatest works of history, preloaded on your computer, organized in a variety of ways, and available through the most robust software interface currently available. Imagine that this library is searchable, interactive, and even continues to grow over time. Imagine adding to the library as you see fit through an integrated, online Bookstore. That's the amazing new VitalSource Library?.
All resources delivered through VitalSource Bookshelf are secure and fully integrated, can be annotated by both teachers and students, and can be customized for display, organization, and query.
VitalSource uses state-of-the-art encryption and licensing technologies to balance the needs of content creators and content consumers. With VitalSource solutions, teachers and learners don't have to jump through draconian hoops to get to their information.
The VitalSource Bookshelf blends material installed locally on the hard drive with network and Web-based content. Students therefore access their core information when and where they need it, but they also get the benefit of updated material whenever they connect to the Internet.
"Vital Source has reduced teachers work load by 80 percent. They are in heaven. This is truly a teacher's dream come true." "It's so exciting when you walk into a classroom where students are using Vital Source, and you see how engaged the students are. This is really working for us."
Dr. John Cox
Charles County Maryland
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction