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PLEASE NOTE: As of May 14, 2024, the assets of XanEdu Higher Education have been purchased by Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. Please direct all future XanEdu Higher Education inquiries to xanedusupport@kendallhunt.com or (800) 228-0810.

Custom books and other course materials

XanEdu can help you design the perfect solution to fit your course. You’ll no longer be tied to nationally-published resources that don’t match your objectives. In addition to your own materials, your custom book or lab manual can include reprinted materials from a variety of sources – articles from professional journals, popular magazines, as well as excerpts and illustrations from books or other documents.


XanEdu’s editorial team can help you turn this material into an affordable custom title. Whatever your custom book requirements, we provide editorial and production services to ensure the finished project meets your needs.

Editorial services available:

  • Copyright research, clearance and royalty payment management
  • Content development
  • Custom cover design
  • Pagination, typesetting, table of contents, title page, and acknowledgements
  • ISBN assignment
  • Formatting and proofreading all original and reprinted material
  • OCR scanning
  • Printing and binding

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Print solutions and/or

Digital e-Books...

Whichever you prefer for your students!

75% of students prefer print plus digital course materials. Deliver your custom textbook on the award-winning myXanEdu digital platform. Students can highlight, take notes, collaborate with peers and instructors, and can take their book along with them wherever they go.



Considering custom? There's still time to start projects for Fall '24

Custom publishing offers many benefits: tailor materials to your syllabus, pass on, cost savings for students, incorporate unique elements from your campus and more.
As the publishing market continues to change, XanEdu offers faculty members full publishing benefits without any out-of-pocket costs to you. As a full-service publisher, XanEdu differs from self-publishing sites in many ways. Most importantly, we care about you as the author, and you always maintain your copyrights!

We have been in the higher education publishing market since 1999 and we publish great quality books at the lowest prices, all while stocking inventory and marketing across campus bookstores and faculty, social media, and Amazon.

If you are interested in a conversation or pricing for your particular book, please complete the form on this page, or call us: 1-888-212-3121.

We love helping authors. How can we help you?

What XanEdu offers Faculty Authors:

  • Competitive pricing
  • Print and digital formats
  • Full formatting
  • Full color cover design
  • Visuals/graphics/art research
  • Desk copy distribution
  • Inventory storage and management
  • Payment of royalties
  • Adoption lists
  • e-Commerce sales
  • Sales on Amazon
  • You maintain your copyrights

XanEdu Added Benefits to Increase Sales:

  • National marketing and sales team
  • Strong relationships with campus bookstores across the country
  • Individual book product pages on our highly-visited website
  • As the author, you always maintain your copyrights

Author Benefits:

  • You have full control through both the process and the final product
  • You control revision cycles
  • You maintain your rights to your content at all times


Schedule a time to meet to discuss your project

XanEdu's custom publishing team is focused on the needs of our authors and works closely together to maintain our commitment to delivering all of our author’s books to press and campus on time.

Thank you for considering XanEdu for your custom publishing needs. Contact our team to discuss your next custom project!

The Higher Ed Custom Publishing Team
XanEdu, Inc.
17177 N. Laurel Park Drive, Suite 233
Livonia, MI 48152

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View our custom book catalog

Click here to view examples of XanEdu’s custom books for a variety of disciplines. 

Let's get started!

Contact us to learn more about our custom services, or to inquire about placing an order.
If you are a faculty member and have questions on the above benefits, or about other XanEdu custom book publishing solutions, we are happy to help!
Call us at 888-212-3121, or fill out the form on this page and a XanEdu representative will be in touch. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Let's discuss your project!

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- XanEdu's mission statement