CourseSmart®, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, and Instructure, the company behind the popular Canvas learning management system, today announced a partnership to integrate eTextbooks within Canvas, providing students and faculty with direct access to CourseSmart's catalog of over 30,000 eTextbooks and digital course materials. Faculty and students will now have access to their personalized CourseSmart Bookshelf and individual eTextbooks from within the environment they use daily.
"CourseSmart is committed to helping institutions expand access, decrease costs, and improve retention and learning outcomes of students by integrating eTextbooks and digital course materials within their campus portal or learning management system. Through our partnership with Instructure, we are bringing a new level of accessibility, innovation and efficiency to the growing population of Canvas users," said Sean Devine, CEO of CourseSmart. "With our single sign-on integration and unmatched ease of use, the digital efficiencies of our products will be at the fingertips of thousands of students and faculty across the country."