January 28, 2022

Milestones: Stanford, Open University Surpass 50M Downloads on iTunes U

From Apple Insider:

In separate press releases, Stanford and Open University announced that they passed the download milestone on Monday and Tuesday, respectively, reports The Loop.

“It shows there is a huge appetite for high-quality educational content,” said Brent Izutsu, senior program manager for Stanford on iTunes U. “And that will only grow as more people look online to supplement their education.”


The learning content offered by Stanford and Open University is but a fraction of available courses distributed by Apple’s iTunes U, which boasts more than 500,000 free lectures, books and videos from over 1,000 schools including prestigious institutions like Duke, MIT and Yale.

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About Gary Price

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.