New York, NY, June 24, 2014—McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global publisher of education and professional content, today announced a partnership with Follett to further expand availability of its eBook collection to K-12 school library customers globally.
McGraw-Hill Professional’s catalog is one of the premier eBook collections in the world for education, business, consumer, technical, and medical titles available on the market today. McGraw-Hill Professional is offering more than 4,500 new and backlist eBooks, available to lend on multiple devices. These titles include McGraw-Hill Education’s comprehensive collection of student test prep and study aids: 5 Steps to a 5 AP test prep series, the Demystified series, Practice Makes Perfect foreign language series, Schaum’s Outline study guides, McGraw-Hill Education Guide to SAT, McGraw-Hill Education TASC, The Official Guide to TOEFL Test, and more.
“We are committed to delivering new ways for school libraries to access our premier content to help students achieve success,” says Philip Ruppel, president of McGraw-Hill Professional. “We are pleased to team up with Follett to expand student access to our digital collections.”
Follett customers are able to seamlessly search and access all print and digital content within the convenience of Destiny® Library ManagerTM, the leading school library management solution. Destiny features Follett’s Universal Search, an innovative tool that gives students the ability to access content they need from one system. Follett customers without the Destiny platform use Follett Shelf TM, the company’s virtual bookshelf. Currently, more than 30 million students and educators in 42,000 schools worldwide use eBooks provided by Follett.
“Our customers are especially excited about the availability of McGraw-Hill Professional’s highly respected test preparation titles,” said Tom Schenck, president of Follett School Solutions. “This partnership reflects our mission to support 21st century learning for students and preparing them for the demands of college and their careers.”
About McGraw-Hill Professional
McGraw-Hill Professional, a division of McGraw-Hill Education, is a leading global provider of print and electronic content and services for the medical, technical, and business communities. Its offerings include reference and certification books for all professional and educational disciplines and online solutions on medical and health, engineering, business, and scientific topics. For more information, visit http://www.mhprofessional.com.
McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions that improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill Education is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The Company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 60 languages. For additional information, visit www.mheducation.com.
About Follett’s K-12 Business
Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, eBooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement. For more information, visit www.follettlearning.com.
About Follett Corporation
Since 1873, Follett has served as the trusted partner in education for students and educators at all levels of learning. Today Follett delivers physical and digital learning materials, retail services, school content and management systems to more than 70,000 early childhood, primary and secondary schools, and on more than 1,000 college campuses. Headquartered in River Grove, Illinois, Follett is a $2.7 billion privately held company. For more information, visit www.follett.com.
Doug Thompson | Thompson Drake Public Relations
Britten Follett | Follett School Solutions
Tom Kline | Follett Corp.