Ingram Digital Group Announces Initiative For Microsoft Live Search Books

Jun 22, 2007

Ingram Digital Group has announced the conclusion of an outsource alliance agreement with Microsoft Corp. where Ingram Digital will provide high volume scanning and digital file management services for books uploaded into Live Search Books service. Under the terms of the agreement, Ingram Digital will act as an outsource partner for book scanning, content acquisition, metadata management, and account management for publishers participating in the program. Ingram's service to Microsoft is designed to scan and digitize print book content submitted for inclusion in Live Search Books, as well as manage digital files delivered by participating publishers. Ingram Digital will offer publishers the option of accessing print and digital distribution capabilities available through Ingram companies.