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INTELECOM: Alisha Waite
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WOLPER: Didi Yunginger
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INTELECOM and Wolper Information Services
Partner to Enhance Distribution of Video Streaming to Academic Libraries
Agreement adds academic video streaming database to Wolper’s line of information services.
Pasadena, CA (June 25, 2012) – INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications and Wolper Information Services today announced an agreement to enhance the distribution of INTELECOM’s academic video streaming database, the INTELECOM Online Resources Network®. Wolper is the first subscription agent authorized to handle INTELECOM’s offerings.
The CODiE award-winning database adds to the extensive portfolio of information products and services offered by Wolper Information Services, a leading provider of subscription management and other related information services for 35+ years. Customers including academic and research libraries and consortia will now have access to a reliable video streaming solution designed to meet the growing demand for curriculum-based video in support of both on- and off-campus instruction and research.
Features of the INTELECOM Online Resources Network® include:
4,000+ closed-captioned video clips
Faculty-friendly search interface
Academic video across a range of common core courses
Choice of Full or Per Discipline subscriptions
iPad and iPhone friendly video
Embeddable URLs and video players
Faculty and students at colleges and universities that subscribe to the INTELECOM Online Resources Network® service will have access to a rich selection of videos that they can easily find and embed directly into any CMS, PowerPoint presentations, blogs and more.
“Clearly, the content world is wider and deeper than text-based materials alone,” commented Susan Wolper, President and CEO of Wolper Information Services. “The boom in online learning is driving the demand for video content at academic institutions, and this partnership with INTELECOM allows us to answer that need with professionally-developed, syllabus-based video that’s affordably and flexibly priced.”
“Aligning with Wolper makes perfect sense – because we both serve the academic market and we both strive to deliver high-quality content and user-friendly technology,” said Cameron Cox, Vice President of Marketing at INTELECOM. “This is a good solution for the market.”
Free 30-day trials of the INTELECOM Online Resources Network® are available through Wolper upon request: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Wolper Information Services
For more than 35 years, Wolper has been a one-stop information management resource and the only 100% woman-owned business in the industry. The company provides selection, service and savings to academic, research, medical, corporate, government, public and consortia customers. Wolper’s High Tech, High Touch® approach delivers the perfect balance of next-generation technology and time-proven, personalized service. Besides serials, Wolper also handles books and e-books, print and electronic, domestic and foreign, site licenses, ERM and other information solutions. In 2011-12, Wolper was named to the EContent 100 list of “companies that matter most in the digital content industry” and Wolper’s proprietary, custom, cloud-based content management software was a finalist for the KMWorld magazine’s KM Promise Award. Wolper also received the Bronze Award for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year in the 2012 Stevie Awards. Learn more at www.wolper.com.
About INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications
Since its founding nearly 40 years ago, INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications – a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation owned and operated by a joint power authority of 31 California community colleges – has been a leader in the design, production and distribution of distance learning courseware and instructional media for post-secondary, secondary and adult basic education. Today, INTELECOM is uniquely positioned as a premier producer and distributor of online learning resources and curriculum-based digital content. For more information, go to www.intelecom.org.