Capstone Helps Libraries Invest in Digital Collections
Publisher Offers Matching Grants for eBooks
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Oct. 7, 2015 – Capstone, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, is offering schools an opportunity to expand their digital resources with the Capstone Interactive eBook Matching Grant program. Schools can apply through the publisher to receive a matching grant toward the purchase of Capstone Interactive eBooks.
Schools purchasing a minimum of $500 of Capstone Interactive eBooks can apply to have Capstone match the value of their paid order, dollar-for-dollar, with free interactive eBooks. The brief application asks schools to share their eBook needs and why they should be selected as a grant recipient. Grant applications are accepted online at www.capstonepub.com/library/digital/capstone-interactive-grant now through Nov. 30. Awardees will be notified throughout the application window.
“Capstone wants to help schools invest in their digital collections and our matching grant program offers them the opportunity to do so and double their purchasing power at the same time. Digital reading offers exciting possibilities for students. With more than 5,000 interactive titles featuring great Capstone content complete with audio, there’s a lot for students and educators to love about our interactive eBooks,” said Matt Keller, Capstone Chief Marketing Officer.
With more than 5,000 Interactive eBooks with content spanning the curriculum, Capstone offers readers the largest selection of interactive eBooks over all other school library publishers. Pricing is a one-time fee which includes all students in a school with unlimited circulation and simultaneous usage by multiple students. Students can access the interactive eBooks directly from their library or home, 24/7.
Capstone Interactive eBooks feature text-to speech highlighting, full-color illustrations, and natural-voice audio recorded by professional voiceover artists to model fluency and pronunciation. The interactive eBooks are compatible with any PC, Mac, iPad®, Android tablets, interactive white board, or other devices with high-speed internet access and speakers or headphones.
Capstone is a leading publisher of children’s books, digital solutions and services, literacy programs, and K–12 professional development resources. Capstone creates content in a variety of print, digital and media formats for school libraries, classrooms, and at home reading. For more information, visit www.CapstonePub.com.