Partnering with Publishers to

Deliver the Digital Future.

More than 10,000 publishers and content creators trust RedShelf to quickly transform their content into dynamic eBooks that we then distribute on thousands of campuses as well as online. As one of the nation's leading providers in the space, we offer unparalleled reach, best-in-class technology, and a comprehensive range of tools to help you maximize your digital future. 


Quickly convert your ePub files into a dynamic eBook on the RedShelf eReader. Enhance your content even further by embedding assignments, quizzes, and more with RedShelf Classroom.


Leverage RedShelf Collections to bundle multiple titles into a package to be sold under a single ISBN.


Provide students seamless, single sign-on access to your courseware environment through RedShelf LINK.


Enjoy distribution at thousands of campuses through Inclusive Access, Point-of-Sale, and eCommerce. 


Leverage RedShelf Partner Dashboard to manage and optimize your catalog of available titles, and gain real-time insight into national pricing and sales performance.

A Leader in

Digital Distribution

  • Digitizing content from 10,000+ publishers and content creators

  • Distributing nearly a million digital titles (both eBooks and courseware) at 1,500 colleges and universities nationwide, as well as online

  • Nation's most utilized Inclusive Access platform among independent college bookstores

  • Primary digital provider to all Follett-managed stores

The RedShelf eReader

Packed with built-in study tools and engagement features, our eReader brings your books to life in ways that print simply can't. Students enjoy access to your content from any device, online or offline.

  • Online & Offline Access

  • Highlighting

  • Note-Taking & Sharing

  • Study Guide Builder

  • Flashcard Creator

  • Definitions

  • Citations

  • Text-to-Speech (Read Aloud)

  • Quizzes

  • Analytics


Known as our Content Delivery System, our distribution software is used by our campus and publishing partners to streamline and simplify the many complex workflows involved in discovering, pricing, selling, delivering, and billing for course materials. 

  • Catalog Management

  • Discovery & Adoption

  • Pricing Requests & Submissions

  • Inclusive Access, Point-of-Sale, and eCommerce Distribution

  • Sales Performance Tracking 

  • Student User Analytics

  • Billing & Reconciliation

Our Distribution Software

Monitor and optimize your catalog in real-time.

Partner Dashboard lets you view, build, and support your catalog from a central location, to more efficiently respond to campus needs and shifting product demand. The tool enables you to track national pricing and sales data and to make adjustments to your catalog of available products at any time.

  • Upload new content/titles for digital distribution

  • Respond to pricing and product requests from Inclusive Access partner campuses

  • Monitor nationwide pricing and sales performance, with the ability to sort and filter by college, sales channel, title, and more

  • Take recommended actions—such as including specific metadata with titles—to increase product discoverability

  • Send unlimited samples instantly and easily

  • Reinstate withdrawn or deleted titles, making them available for adoption

  • View processing reports to get insights into why items are not yet available for adoption or have failed digitization

  • Withdraw PDFs when more accessible ePubs become available

  • Receive and respond to specific prompts for actions that will increase discoverability

RedShelf Partner Dashboard


RedShelf Collections

Bundle packages of eBooks and digital courseware to increase sell-through.

With RedShelf Collections, you can create digital packages of eBooks and digital courseware for sale under a unique ISBN and offer more convenient purchase options for commonly adopted titles. 

  • Offer competitive pricing for bundles of eBooks and/or courseware to increase sell-through

  • Ensure students acquire all required course materials in a single purchase

  • Strengthen long-term partnerships with schools by bundling course materials commonly used in entire
    academic programs


RedShelf Classroom

Create an engaging learning environment for instructors and students.

Upgrade your RedShelf eBook to RedShelf Classroom, to further enhance your content and provide instructors a way to interact with students and monitor learning even outside the classroom.

  • Create and insert notes throughout the content to guide students’ focus 

  • Embed questions and assignments to gauge student comprehension of the material

    • Include automated feedback and explanations for incorrect answers, to ensure understanding 

    • Add images and videos into questions to create a more dynamic experience

  • Access eReader usage and quiz performance data, to monitor engagement and comprehension, identify at-risk students, and inform classroom instruction

  • Add a Teaching Assistant to your “classroom” to assist with creating quizzes, assignments, or running reports


Want to

Learn More?

If you are an existing publishing partner seeking detailed information regarding tools, setup, and more, contact your RedShelf account manager or visit RedShelf Solve

If you are a publisher looking to establish or expand your eBook offerings and/or integrate your courseware environment with campus Learning Management Systems, contact us at the link below.  

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