Aug 22 – Aug 29, 2010 Edition Princeton Library Taps Ingram Coutts for Digital Library Plans

LA VERGNE, TN/AUTHORLINK NEWS/August 23, 2010–Coutts Information Services Limited, an Ingram Content Group Inc. company, today announced that it has been selected to develop the Princeton University Library humanities and social sciences print and digital approval plans for North American and UK publications.

“We appreciated Coutts’ flexible approach to profiling and willingness to meet our needs,” said Katharine Farrell, Head, Order Division and Assistant University Librarian for Technical Services, Princeton University Library. “Coutts’ global reach will help to build our collections now in print and with digital content in the future.”

Under the agreement, Coutts will develop and manage approval plans for both print books and e-books for the University’s humanities and social sciences collections, in addition to managing standing order programs. Using Coutts, the Princeton University Library will receive individualized service, giving the library the ability to customize solutions and workflows to strengthen their collections.

“Academic libraries have relied on Ingram’s services for decades for both our library expertise and our breadth and availability of titles,” said David “Skip” Prichard, President and CEO, Ingram Content Group. “We are pleased to be working with the Princeton University Library, and I very much look forward to providing our fully integrated print and digital programs to them, helping them meet the diverse needs of their institution and their patrons.”

Customers of Coutts have access to the full suite of services available from the Ingram Content Group. Ingram is uniquely positioned as a comprehensive single source for traditional and digital content needs, and capitalizes upon the strengths of its multiple business units to provide customers the most relevant library solutions in the market today.

Ingram Content Group Inc. provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Ingram’s operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Ingram Digital, Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, Vital Source Technologies, Inc. and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit