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For Immediate Release
March 2, 2016

CASE Launches E-book Editions of Popular Titles

New Release Provides Easily Accessible Content for Members, Others

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has announced plans to release electronic editions of its printed titles published after June 2015.

CASE publishes three to five new book titles each year on best practices and trends in advancement as well as practical information for those who work in in advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing at educational institutions.

CASE e-books will be available for purchase in two popular e-reader formats-Epub and Mobi-through the CASE Store, which has more than 150 printed book titles.

Epub files are for Apple devices, such as iPad tablets and iPhones, Nook readers, Sony e-readers and other e-reading devices under Adobe Digital Editions. The Mobi digital format.is for Amazon Kindle e-readers and tablets and Kindle for PC or Mac.

Doug Goldenberg-Hart, director of editorial projects for CASE, says this move to e-books means that members and non-members can now access select CASE titles in a simple, instantaneous transaction.

"They will have CASE titles delivered digitally and be able to download them to their favorite e-reader in the same moment." says Goldenberg-Hart. "They won't have to wait days to receive their books in the mail or worry about shipping fees, which will be appreciated by all members but especially those who live outside of the United States."

In addition, the new e-books will cost less than their printed versions and will have user-friendly features, including highlighting and bookmarking.

E-book titles now available for purchase include:

  • Belief and Confidence: Donors Talk About Successful Philanthropic Partnership by Ronald Shiller (#29617)
  • The Transition Academy: Seizing Opportunity in the Age of Disruption by Larry Lauer (#29616)
  • Opportunity Knocking: How Community College Presidents Can Lead a New Era of Advancement by Paul Heaton (#29615)
  • Score! Data-Driven Success for Your Advancement Team by Kevin MacDonell and Peter B. Wylie
  • Herding Cats: Managing Volunteers for Success by John A. Feudo
  • More Innovations in Annual Giving by Robert A. Burdenski

Releasing in March, 2016

  • Online Innovations in Annual and Regular Giving: Ten Dozen Departures That Worked by Robert A. Burdenski
  • Advancement Services, 3rd Edition: Enhancing Fundraising Success, edited by independent consultant John Taylor;

CASE plans to release selected bestselling titles from the CASE backlist in e-book editions during the next two years.

About CASE

CASE believes in advancing education to transform lives and society. As a global nonprofit membership association of educational institutions, CASE helps develop the communities of professional practice that build institutional resilience and success in challenging times. The communities include staff engaged in alumni relations, fundraising, marketing, student recruitment, stakeholder engagement, crisis communications and government relations. CASE is volunteer-led and uses the intellectual capital of senior practitioners to build capacity and capability across the world.

CASE has offices in Washington, D.C., London, Singapore and Mexico City. Member institutions include more than 3,700 colleges and universities, primary and secondary independent and international schools, and nonprofit organizations in 82 countries. CASE serves nearly 88,000 practitioners. For more information about CASE, please visit www.case.org.

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