October 13, 2015

Alexander Street Press Acquires Video Distributor, Insight Media

From Alexander St. Press:

Alexander Street Press announced today that it has acquired Insight Media, one of the largest distributors of video to the higher education market.

Insight Media, Inc. was founded in 1989 by Jeff Morris and Janet Olshansky to distribute video to educational institutions around the world. Elana Joffe joined in 1990, helping Insight Media become one of the largest such vendors, distributing to more than 90 countries.

Most recently, it has become known for its comprehensive dance collection, its nursing and allied health training programs, and for popular and award-winning titles such asAmerican Tongues, Quiet Rage, and Understanding Pina: The Legacy of Pina BauschInsight has also produced such titles as the History of Nursing series, How Results Can Be Misleading (the latest addition to Insight’s popular Research Methods collection), and Introduction to Critical Thinking.

Together Alexander Street and Insight Media now hold distribution rights for nearly 50,000 top-quality titles in the higher education market.

The acquisition brings at least 10,000 new streaming titles to the Alexander Street video platform…

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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