The Texidium Solution

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Adoption System

Manage digital textbooks, request course material from publishers, and more with the Adoption System. The Adoption System uses our Publisher Asset Library, a collection of over 10,000 electronic textbooks from over 30 publishers, where faculty can browse and select eTexts to use in their courses.

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  • Adoption System Features
    • A web-based repository of publishers’ resources (print and digital) available to higher education
    • Based on Online Information Exchange (ONIX) 2.0 and 3.0 standard with extensive metadata on each resource (e.g. title, author, text description, table of contents, ISBN and suggested retail price)
    • Features an administrator panel to add local resources or product catalogs from smaller publishers
    • Features a web-based dashboard with multi-user level access to adopt texts and other course-related resources
    • Enables direct faculty-to-publisher communication and resource requests
    • Provides program-level view and report generation for all resource adoptions
    • Enables administrator oversight and final adoption approvals
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Digital Resource Portal

Texidium leverages Kivuto’s industry-leading distribution platform to put digital resources in the hands of those who need them. The Digital Resource Portal (DRP) received the Readers’ Choice Top Product award from University Business Magazine in 2014 and 2015. With access to the DRP, schools receive a custom-branded WebStore to make eTexts and other resources available to users. The DRP can serve as a school’s one-stop shop for any digital resources. It includes advanced user verification, e-commerce, secure distribution, reporting, account management and more in a cloud-based environment.

  • Digital Resource Portal Features
    User Verification
    • Supports multiple user verification methods that allow students to quickly sign in using their organizational IDs (e.g. Integrated User Verification or Shibboleth or Single Sign-on)
    • LDAP/AD integration passes username, academic status, groups and departments
    • Simple integration via API, documentation and sample code
    • Member of the InCommon Federation and the Canadian Access Federation (CAF)
    Policy Compliance Options
    • Restrict cross-eligibility
    • Restrict downloads/distribution
    • Display and/or require signature to custom acceptance forms or End-User License Agreements
    Software Delivery
    • Secure key distribution and inventory management
    • Download options with secure controls for quantity and bandwidth
    • Multiple secure hosting options
    • Global download server pool
    • Secure Download Manager (SDM) supports both Windows and Mac operating systems

     

    eText Delivery
    • Multiple secure hosting options
    • Global download server pool
    Flexible Financial Settlements
    • Automated payment collection
    • Multiple supported payment types (e.g. departmental account codes, billing codes, purchase orders, credit cards, and PayPal
    • Global tax compliance
    • Multi-currency support
    Reporting
    • Real-time, on-demand reports
    • A comprehensive reporting system with centralized and localized auditing capabilities
    • Financial reporting, user reports, distribution reports and more
    Customer Care
    • Dedicated account management
    • Localized WebStores with online help content
    • Dedicated help for Texidium users available through the online eReader and at: www.texidium.com/help.
    • Technical support available in multiple languages
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eReader

Our eReader apps (available online and for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android) were designed with accessibility and the student learning experience in mind.  Users can sync their libraries across multiple devices, bookmark pages, highlight text, make notes, and share their highlights and notes with other Texidium users.  Our eReader apps provide a seamless user experience both online and offline, foster collaboration, and improve communication between students and faculty.

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  • eReader Features
    • Take advantage of the most current ePub standards and interactive eText formats
    • Highlight text, bookmark pages, and make notes in eTexts
    • Get eReader apps for Windows, Mac, iOS and/or Android
    • Sync multiple devices of various types to one account
    • Search books and notes for key terms with ease
    • Organize notes with customizable, color-coded highlight categories
    • Toggle highlight visibility on/off
    • Open multiple books simultaneously
    • Copy and paste text with attribution
    • Read even when offline
    • Watch videos and listen to audio within the eReader
    • Open URLs found within eTexts
    • Print pages from eTexts
    • Navigate chapters with ease
    • Choose from multiple reading modes
    • Download eTexts from the cloud in the background
    • Sort and organize your Library
    • Manage digital rights (AES-128 encryption, perpetual or time-limited licenses)
    • Access the Texidium Help page through the online eReader or at: texidium.com/help