Beginning today, EBSCO will offer Rosetta Stone’s interactive language-learning software to academic and public libraries in the U.S. and Canada.
Rosetta Stone provides online courses for 30 languages.
Today’s news also means new competition for Mango Languages, a company that provides language learning technology for a growing-number of libraries.
Rob Mercer, Rosetta Stone’s Vice President of Sales, Enterprise & Education, says, “This strategic partnership with EBSCO enables Rosetta Stone to better serve academic and public libraries and their constituents throughout the U.S. and Canada. We know there’s a high demand for Rosetta Stone language solutions within the library community, and by joining forces with EBSCO, we can provide these important institutions with extraordinary public access to our core language-learning technology. It is a terrifically exciting partnership for everyone involved.”
Senior Vice President of Business Development for EBSCO Information Services, Mark Herrick says the deal with Rosetta Stone allows EBSCO to serve the needs of its library customers in new and unique ways. “Rosetta Stone provides a dynamic, cutting-edge approach to language learning, and by offering courses in 30 different languages to libraries, we believe we’ll help academic and public libraries serve their end-users better and address the growing need for language education in our communities.”
Direct to EBSCO/Rosetta Stone Info Page