RedShelf and

Enhancing learning for more than eight million students

About the Partnership

In March of 2019, RedShelf became the primary provider of digital course materials for Follett-managed stores nationwide, enabling millions of additional students to save money and benefit from a range of RedShelf’s interactive features that enhance studying and learning.

The agreement enables Follett to provide students money-saving access to nearly a million digital titles from hundreds of leading publishersand to efficiently deliver those materials to students. 

1,200 physical stores and
1,500 virtual stores

~1 million digital titles
representing 400+ publishers

POS and LMS integrations
for efficient delivery

About RedShelf's Digital Course Materials

Delivered on a convenient cloud-based eReader packed with interactive features, RedShelf's digital course materials enhance teaching and learning in ways that print simply can't. 

Highlight text, take notes, 
and share with classmates

Define unfamiliar words

quickly and easily

Create flashcards

while reading

Build study guides

for review and test prep

Engage students

with discussion questions, quizzes, and more

Print select pages

or read offline when needed

Have text read aloud

and select the voice and pace 

Produce MLA citations

instantly and effortlessly

I have been using RedShelf for one semester now and I truly believe that it provides one of the best online platforms for college textbooks. The features that are given to students are very helpful and have made a positive impact in my academic performance. I like the use of the online flashcards as well as the student collaboration features.

~Kristen S., Student

About RedShelf

Founded in 2012 and recently named one of the nation’s fastest-growing private businesses by Inc. Magazine, RedShelf is a Chicago-based EdTech company helping to make education both more affordable and more effective through the use of digital instructional resources. Partnering with more than 400 publishers and 1,900 campuses nationwide, we provide leading-edge digital course materials and an end-to-end Content Delivery System for effortlessly distributing those materials. For more information, visit or follow on TwitterLinkedIn or Facebook.



About Follett Corporation

Follett Corporation is the world's largest single source of books, digital content and multi-media for libraries, schools and retailers. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, Follett provides education technology, services and physical and digital content to millions of students at 70,000 schools and more than 2,700 physical and virtual campus stores in North America. Through Baker & Taylor, Follett's reach also extends to the public library and global retail markets. For more information, visit

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