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Helping Schools

Move Effortlessly Into the Digital-First Future

Nearly half of all colleges and universities nationwide choose RedShelf to help them evolve swiftly and effectively in the digital age. Offering best-in-class digital course materials, an end-to-end Content Delivery System for efficiently distributing those materials, and wholly unmatched customer support, we are a comprehensive partner for digital transformation.

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Bring your course materials to life, while improving affordability. 

Our vast catalog includes nearly a million digital titles (both eBooks and courseware) from more than 10,000 diverse publishers and content creators. That means we'll almost always have the titles you're looking for. And when we don't, we can typically obtain it in short order. 


All of our eBooks are delivered on the award-winning RedShelf eReader, packed with built-in study tools and industry-leading accessibility features for students with disabilities. By upgrading to RedShelf Classroom, your instructors can personalize and enhance their adopted eBooks even further by embedding notes, quizzes, discussions, and multimedia to increase engagement, assess comprehension, and inform classroom instruction.

  • Anywhere Access, Any Device

  • Keyword Search

  • Highlighting

  • Note-Taking & Sharing

  • Study Guide Builder

  • Flashcard Creator

  • Definitions

  • Citations

  • Text-to-Speech (Read Aloud)

  • Assessment Features 

  • Usage Analytics

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Our Award-Winning Digital Course Materials

Our End-to-End Distribution Software

Streamline every step in your course material operations.

Known as our Content Delivery System, our end-to-end distribution software simplifies the many complex workflows involved in acquiring, pricing, selling, delivering, and billing for textbooks and course materials. The various features and tools within the platform may be used a la carte or as a comprehensive solution—flexibly expanding right along with your vision and needs.  

  • Stakeholder Communications

  • Faculty Adoptions

  • Publisher Pricing Requests

  • Inclusive Access Administration

  • In-Store and Online Selling

  • Materials Delivery/Access

  • Student Invoicing

  • Publisher Billing & Reconciliation

  • Business Analytics 

RedShelf Content Delivery System

A Win-Win for Institutions & Students


Improves Access & Equity

More affordable than print; guaranteed first-day access for every student; built-in accessibility for students with disabilities; ability to read online or offline

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Enhances Learning & Engagement 

Built-in study tools (e.g. flashcards, study guide builders), plus option to embed quizzes, discussion questions, and more

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Provides a More Positive Student Experience

Uninterrupted learning on-campus or remote; automatic delivery with no need to shop; a single point of access to all materials.

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Drives Operational Efficiency

Reduced physical inventory burden; streamlined administrative processes; turnkey system integrations

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Delivers Powerful New Data & Insights


Student usage data such as reading time and comprehension; aggregated, real-time business analytics across sales channels; and more

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Supports Financial Sustainability

90+% average sell-through via Inclusive Access, keeping critical textbook revenue on campus


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Learn More?

To explore how RedShelf can help your institution adapt and thrive in the digital age, click below to request a complimentary consultation and demo.

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