Electronic Content Services (ECS) is a suite of publishing services for managing electronic content—a system that enables publishers to sell their content direct to consumers through a publisher branded eCommerce website with minimal upfront or integration expense in formats that are compatible with today's leading eReader and tablet devices.
Sheridan’s Electronic Content Services addresses the growing desire of publishers to convert and distribute electronic content.
What can ECS offer you?
- Conversion – File conversion to popular eBook formats (ePub, MobiPocket, eBook PDF, or XML) allowing you to repurpose your content. Click here to learn more about Sheridan's Conversion services.
- Enrichment – Protect your eBook with Sheridan's Digital Rights Management system powered by Adobe® Content Server.
- Distribution– From direct to consumer sales to distribution to third party retailers Sheridan’s ECS offers a variety of distribution options to fit your needs.
- Sheridan Connect – When choosing this option Sheridan will create a fully hosted and branded eCommerce website for the sale of your titles directly to consumers. Consumers will access your titles through a link on your website. Our optional print-on-demand module enables you to sell printed versions of your titles alongside eBooks. Analytic tools provide you with detailed statistics regarding consumer behavior and the purchasing patterns that occur on your site.
- Publisher Connect – For publishers with an established eCommerce system on their website, this option enables eBook fulfillment from your current site without compromising the existing look and payment process. Analytic tools provide you with detailed statistics regarding consumer behavior and the purchasing patterns that occur on your site.
- ShelfWise® – Developed for authors and small publishers as an easy and affordable option for direct to consumer sales of eBooks, ShelfWise is an aggregated eStore that houses titles from multiple publishers and authors in a single online catalog. To learn more about ShelfWise click here.
- Third Party Distribution – Allows for automated distribution of your eBook files and metadata to a variety of third party retailers including retail, libraries, academic, and reference sites.
Do you publish journals as well as books? The sale of journal anthologies from Sheridan Connect, Publisher Connect, and ShelfWise® is supported.