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New Agreement Will Make SAGE Publishing’s Course Materials Available by
‘Inclusive Access’ Through Copia’s Digital Platform

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/CopiaClass?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#CopiaClasslt;/agt;–A new agreement between SAGE Publishing and Copia Interactive, a leading
provider of digital learning materials, will make it even easier for
colleges to provide students with effective, affordable course materials
via “inclusive access” programs. A growing number of institutions are
starting or expanding inclusive access programs, which automatically
delivers to students digital course materials on the first day of class
or earlier at a much lower cost.

Through the agreement, SAGE digital course materials will be accessible
to colleges that use Copia’s platform for inclusive access. The
collaboration is part of an effort by both companies to increase student
success by making course materials more affordable.

Copia provides a suite of powerful tools that enable faculty to create
engaging learning environments that are fully aligned with course
objectives. Customizable discussions, multimedia links, and assessments
can be embedded seamlessly inside the content, deepening students’
engagement with their materials and faculty. Copia ensures educators are
supported every step of the way by providing individualized services
focused on creating instructional experiences that evolve with students’
needs.

Through the agreement with Copia, students can now gain access to SAGE
course materials directly through the Copia Class digital platform. When
institutions provide inclusive access programs, students can choose to
have their digital materials automatically delivered to them and they
benefit from significantly reduced prices for their required course
materials.

“SAGE College is committed to student success not only by curating
high-quality content from expert authors and delivering that content in
a variety of formats, but also by expanding access and affordable
purchase options,” said Michele Sordi, Senior Vice President and Head of
US College. “We believe that providing students more options for access
to high-quality course materials will empower them to take control of
their learning and enhance their engagement with their courses. We are
delighted to be partnering with Copia to expand the inclusive access
option through a customizable, user-friendly platform.”

“SAGE has a strong commitment to supporting students and instructors and
is a trusted content partner of Copia’s,” said Ben Lowinger, executive
vice president and founder of Copia. “We are thrilled to take our
partnership to the next level by offering an inclusive access program
that will give students a cost-effective way to hit the ground running
with all the digital content necessary for success.”

About SAGE Publishing

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the
dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE
is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content
publishing more than 1,000 journals and over 600 new books each year,
spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library
products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains
majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned
by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence.
Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi,
Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne. www.sagepublishing.com

About Copia Interactive

Copia Interactive, a New York-based educational technology company,
develops digital learning platforms that facilitate collaboration
between students and educators directly within cutting-edge course
materials from leading publishers and content creators. Visit us at www.CopiaClass.com

Contacts

Camille Gamboa
Director of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
SAGE
Publishing
805-410-0577
[email protected]

Michael Schluter
VP, Strategic Partnerships
Copia Interactive
(212)
592-5787
[email protected]