Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced agreements with publishers Severn House, Canongate Books and Granta Publications. These independent publishers have selected Ingram’s digital asset management platform CoreSource® to distribute and archive content to their partners worldwide.
“Ingram continues to develop and deliver market-leading solutions that publishers need to be successful,” said Marcus Woodburn, Vice President of Digital Products, Ingram Content Group. “Our CoreSource platform will allow this group of independent publishers to distribute more content in more formats to more readers around the world. At the same time, these publishers can better allocate resources that would otherwise be devoted to IT infrastructure to create new and compelling content.”
Home to a notable list of respected British and American authors, Severn House is a vibrant independent publisher of mysteries, thrillers, romance, historical and general fiction. Severn House will distribute its titles via Ingram’s CoreSource platform to distribution partners worldwide. The addition of e-content management through Ingram builds upon Severn House’s current print-on-demand initiatives with Ingram’s Lightning Source and full-service distribution solutions through Ingram Publisher Services.
Founded in 1973, Canongate Books, a two time “Publisher of the Year” winner at the British Book Industry awards, publishes a wide variety of quality works from a broad perspective. The UK publisher is most recognized for publishing the Booker Prize winner Life of Pi. Canongate Books will be adding both frontlist and backlist titles to Ingram’s CoreSource platform for global distribution.
Granta Publications, a prestigious independent literary publisher of fiction and nonfiction titles in the UK includes imprints Granta Books, Portobello Books and Granta Magazine. Granta Books focuses on both literary fiction and non-fiction. Portobello Books publishes enlightening and searching idea driven works with a particular focus on non-fiction and works in translation. Granta Magazine publishes quarterly and has been a leading influence in the literary world for over thirty years. All imprints of Granta Publications will use Ingram’s CoreSource to distribute titles in digital formats.
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. Lightning Source, the print-on-demand unit of Ingram Content Group, is the leading provider of comprehensive print-on-demand and distribution services to publishers worldwide. Ingram Publisher Services is one of the fastest growing full-service distribution companies to publishers of all sizes.