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Impelsys, Inc

116 West 23rd Street, Suite 500
New York, NY 10011
United States


Leveraging Technology to Push Frontiers of Academic Publishing

Academic publishing is now facing new kinds of challenges leading to shrinking revenues, like crowd knowledge sourcing which brought about free access to information and technologies have started putting up credible challenges in terms of rendering the services usually provided by publishers.

While publishers experiment with different business models, one way to mitigate shrinking revenues is by adding value to their products. Readers of today consume content on multiple platforms and formats, publishers can push their frontiers and offer a wide assortment of content (beyond PDF and XMLs) to this audience in the form of ebooks, videos and even digital courses. Readers can also be provided with a different experience, eg: by creating a simulation video explaining a biological process.

The technical aspect of this business model concerns with delivery platform for varied forms of content. Impelsys with its years of continuous innovation in publishing and education technology has developed a platform which comprehensively looks into every aspect of scientific publishing. iPublishCentral Scholar is Impelsys’ flagship content delivery platform which provides branded web and mobile apps for delivery of journals, ebooks, videos, courses and other file formats, a unified platform for distribution of content in various formats, helping publishers generate more revenue by adding value to their products. This highly scalable SaaS platform comes with powerful reader technology, has enhanced search and discoverability features, and supports multiple devices with responsive web design (RWD) standards.

Impelsys also provides ebook creation, courseware development and content engineering services, transforming linear content into powerful digital learning resources.

While publishers can drive revenue by adding value to their products, by partnering with publishing service providers, they can also pare down the cost of production. Impelsys, through its partners, provides comprehensive publishing services catering to all the aspects of production, delivery and marketing. We are a one-stop shop for all-inclusive academic publishing services and we want publishers to leverage our technology and expertise and focus on their core operations and keep producing authentic and valuable content.


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Editorial/Feature - Autumn 2018 Issue, Posted Nov 05, 2018
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Editorial/Feature - November/December 2017 Issue, Posted Nov 01, 2017
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Editorial/Feature - November/December 2016 Issue, Posted Nov 01, 2016
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Editorial/Feature - December 2015 Issue, Posted Dec 01, 2015
Reading and learning go hand-in-hand; the two sides of the coin. But when it comes to technology solutions, there are Content Management Solutions and there are Learning Management Solutions. With mobile technology driving content consumption and learning behavior, publishers and educators have exciting and challenging times ahead. Anywhere-anytime-access to content and learning material is a given. What differentiates the leaders from the rest is their ability to consistently offer engaging and easy-to-access learning content. The line between eBooks and eLearning is blurring; students want integrated content to adapt to their needs and their pace of learning. eBooks need to be smarter, offer built-in exercises, assessments and ancillaries. eLearning courses need to include all reading material and ancillaries. Looking at these evolving learning needs, it is evident that the future belongs to smart content creators who deliver books, ancillaries, assessments and all interactive learning modules packaged cohesively as a single integrated learning resource that adapts to each individual learner. The solutions and platforms should be adaptive enough to deliver this smart content. Impelsys has invested heavily over the years to build advanced content delivery solutions to meet these very needs of students and publishers.
Editorial/View From The Top - Posted Dec 02, 2014
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Editorial/Feature - December 2014 Issue, Posted Dec 01, 2014
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Editorial/Feature - December 2013 Issue, Posted Dec 02, 2013
The Internet is one of the biggest inventions of the previous century and has revolutionized the way industries operate today. In the first decade of the 21st century itself, we have witnessed its impact on businesses around the world. Thanks to the Internet, most industries have now integrated digital strategies within their business models. It is then no surprise that publishing - a centuries-old, global industry - has also joined the revolution and is transforming the way content is being consumed digitally.
Editorial/View From The Top - Posted Dec 02, 2013
Impelsys, a provider of electronic content delivery solutions, announced that it has entered into a partnership with DataLore Inc. The two companies will work to offer branded ebookstores to schools and colleges located throughout the Caribbean region.
News/News Item - Posted Apr 16, 2013
Impelsys, a provider of electronic content delivery solutions, announced the release of iPublishCentral 4.1, the latest version of its digital publishing software for publishers. iPublishCentral is a comprehensive platform that allows publishers to warehouse, deliver, distribute, market, and sell their ebooks without making significant capital or engineering resource investments on their own.
News/News Item - Posted Feb 14, 2013
BEA is great for a lot of things-finding out what new books are coming soon, reconnecting with old colleagues and friends, and maybe even snagging a bound galley or two. But what's also very cool is getting to see and find out more about the people and companies who work in different aspects of publishing, particularly the emerging technology fields. For a content creation person such as myself, it's fascinating to learn more about content delivery and the mechanics that go into it.
Column/Ebookworm - - Posted Jun 14, 2012
The ebook might not be a physical thing but its presence was everywhere at BEA 2012. The digital bound galley was utilized much more this year, with access via website download codes. The autograph lines were as long as ever but there was even ebook "autographing" available this year.
Column/Ebookworm - - Posted Jun 08, 2012
Impelsys has announced that its latest digital publishing software platform, iPublishCentral 4.0, is now available. The company says this platform will allow publishers to warehouse, deliver, distribute, market and sell their ebooks without making significant capital or engineering investments on their own.
News/News Item - Posted Jun 04, 2012
Impelsys, provider of digital delivery solutions, released version 3.2 of its iPublishCentral digital publishing platform, which expands support for mobile devices: the platform's Bookstore-as-an-App framework will now support iPad, iPhone, and Android mobile devices. iPublishCentral 3.2 also lets publishers create and price ebooks in multiple formats, such as PDF, EPUB, or MOBI.
News/News Item - Posted Oct 13, 2011
Impelsys is releasing iPublishCentral 3.1, an enhanced version of its digital content distribution and sales platform. iPublishCentral gives users access to full-service electronic publishing features that let them publish, deliver, distribute, and market ebooks. The platform comes bundled with a variety of tools to both manage and monetize digital assets without making significant development investments.
News/News Item - Posted Jul 21, 2011
Independent book and journal publisher M.E. Sharpe launched a new online reference library and ebook portal with the help of Impelsys Technology's flexible iPlatform portal technology.
News/News Item - Posted Oct 16, 2009
Impelsys has announced a strategic partnership with Audiomedia Production to offer audio content for Impelsys' VirtualPages, creating what the companies call a talking ebook.
News/News Item - Posted Sep 29, 2009
The American Medical Association has launched an ebook portal powered by Impelsys' iPublishCentral publishing service.
News/News Item - Posted Aug 28, 2009
Impelsys helped Benchmark Education Co. develop materials that deliver information in a format that would enhance the reading experience, as well as subject matter processing.
Editorial/Case Studies - - Sept 2008 Issue, Posted Sep 08, 2008

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