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The XanEdu Collection and the XanEdu Customization Platform (formerly called AcademicPub) combine to provide the most comprehensive collection of licensed content anywhere.

From case studies to journals, we offer the most popular, relevant, and up-to-date content to you for your course materials. Our combined collections have more than 12 million content items—all licensed and ready to support your teaching goals.

Plus, if you don’t have the time to search or can’t find what you need in our collection, we’ll find it and clear it for you. Currently, the two collections are available through separate sites. See the links below.

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Case Publishers

Columbia CaseWorks

Columbia CaseWorks leverages the energy, creativity, and intellectual capital of Columbia Business School and provides a bridge between theoretical and practical business knowledge. All material is closely tied to and based on the research and expertise of Columbia’s world-class faculty. This collection of teaching case studies is continually growing.

Darden Business Publishing

Darden Business Publishing offers a collection of the most-requested business cases from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Darden Multimedia Cases

Darden Multimedia Cases provide a rich learning experience for students that goes beyond reading the cases. Video interviews of key executives allow students to witness the qualities and personalities of corporate leaders in a way that can lead to a more insightful classroom discussion.

Gutierrez Energy Management Institute (GEMI), University of Houston

The Gutierrez Energy Management Institute (GEMI) was developed as a resource specifically for the energy industry through the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. Bauer College is Houston’s resource for education, business solutions, and resources related to energy. GEMI has grown to include public policy and law components in addition to its focus on business.

IGI Global—IT Case Studies

This collection consists of real-life documented case studies pertaining to the experiences (failures and successes) of organizations of all types and sizes throughout the world. The cases deal with the utilization of various information technology applications and their management in these modern organizations.

IESE Business School

IESE Business School is one of the world’s leading producers of business cases and technical notes, which are available in both English and Spanish. IESE cases focus upon a wide range of business and international contexts, in line with the school’s global general management approach. The cases are designed to help business students and executives improve their abilities to analyze information, think strategically, and make critical managerial decisions. IESE Publishing, the school’s publishing arm, distributes these cases to practitioners and academic institutions around the world.

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

The INFORMS Case and Teaching Materials program seeks to support the creation, dissemination, and use of high-quality teaching materials for instructors of operations research and management sciences.


This collection includes business cases presented by the MBA program at INSEAD (The European Institute of Business Administration). Most cases are related to international business issues. As one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD brings together people, cultures, and ideas to change lives and transform organizations. A global perspective and cultural diversity are reflected in all aspects of INSEAD’s research and teaching.

Ivey Business School

This collection includes business cases presented by the MBA program at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario. Ivey Publishing is the leader in providing business case studies with a global perspective. Virtually all Ivey cases have teaching notes. Ivey cases are clear, concise, and current and are lauded by the academic community as meeting the rigorous demands of management education by responding to the ever-changing needs of business and society.

Harvard Kennedy School

Cases presented by the Harvard Kennedy School have an emphasis on social and governmental issues.

Kellogg School of Management

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University makes selected cases and teaching materials developed by Kellogg faculty and taught in the Kellogg classroom available to academic practitioners and corporate trainers. Business cases are a teaching tool utilized by faculty at the Kellogg School of Management to enhance the learning experience of graduate students and executive education attendees alike. Students have the opportunity to apply theoretical learning, situation analysis, and decision-making skills in a safe classroom environment—yet it is intense practice for success in a challenging business environment.

North American Case Research Association (NACRA)

NACRA publishes The Case Research Journal, outstanding teaching cases drawn from research in real organizations dealing with issues in all administration-related disciplines. Occasionally, the journal publishes papers concerning case research, case writing, or case teaching. All manuscripts are double-blind refereed by editorial board members and ad hoc reviewers in the appropriate discipline. Cases accepted for publication will deal with issues important to their disciplines. Usually, they will be framed around problems facing a decision maker in the organization. The journal does not accept fictional works or cases synthesized from author experience.

The Society for Case Research

The Society for Case Research’s (SCR) mission is to facilitate the exchange of ideas leading to the improvement of case research, writing, and teaching; assist in the publication of written cases or case research and other scholarly work; and provide recognition for excellence in case research, writing, and teaching. SCR publishes three scholarly journals, the Business Case Journal, Annual Advances in Business Cases, and the Journal of Critical Incidents. There is a preference for field-researched cases and incidents, but submissions will also be considered if they are based on substantial research from secondary sources. Fictional or synthesized cases and incidents are not accepted.


Cases presented by the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University have an emphasis on international business issues.

Journal Publishers

Advantage Business Media

Advantage Business Media provides relevant content to professionals across the life science, design engineering, manufacturing, and communications markets.

American Periodical Series

These selections from early American journalism cover 1741-1800.

California Management Review

California Management Review focuses on contemporary developments in the global economy, strategies for innovation, strategic planning, the management of technology, corporate culture, managing human resources, and business ethics.

Emerald Publishing

Emerald Publishing is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages an extensive portfolio of journals and books in the fields of management, business, education, library studies, healthcare, and engineering.

MIT Sloan Management Review

MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) leads the discourse among academic researchers, business executives, and other influential thought leaders about advances in management practice that are transforming how people lead and innovate. MIT SMR disseminates new management research and innovative ideas so that thoughtful executives can capitalize on the opportunities generated by rapid organizational, technological, and societal change.

Textbook Publishers


Chapters from books published by the American Management Association have an emphasis on business.


Bridgepoint Education’s mission is to provide high-quality, innovative educational products and services to enrich the lives and communities the company serves. It offers high-quality course material content at lower prices than traditional textbooks.

Business Expert Press

Business Expert Press was founded on the proposition that executives and business students need reliable, concise information and guidance from experts across the field of business. Professors from around the world typically focus on writing journal articles, lengthy monographs, textbooks, or topical articles for magazines such as the Harvard Business Review. In most cases, some combinations of these published works have supported their teaching and/or consulting. Business Expert Press provides this kind of knowledge in academically reliable, no-nonsense books.

Elsevier Science and Technology

Elsevier’s S&T Books division reaches out to researchers, professionals, and students across life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and computing with quality reference and foundational content on a diverse range of subjects. It publishes under long-established imprints such as Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann, and Morgan Kaufmann and drives the advancement and application of science and technology through the delivery of targeted, reliable information to support research, learning, and professional practice.

Emerald Publishing

Emerald Publishing is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages an extensive portfolio of journals and books in the fields of management, business, education, library studies, healthcare, and engineering.

Flat World Knowledge

Flat World Knowledge is a college textbook publisher with a mission to use technology and innovative business models to lower costs, increase access, and personalize learning worldwide. It works with successful textbook authors and well-known scholars to create high quality, cost-effective textbooks. Flat World’s open textbook model gives faculty complete control over content.

Focus Publishing

Focus Publishing offers textbooks in modern and classical languages, English drama including Shakespeare, theater and the creative arts, classical studies, philosophy, and political science. Focus Publishing strives to create innovative and affordable textbooks that appeal to today’s students.

Learning Express

Learning Express offers more than 200 e-book titles developed by expert academic and industry professionals.


LifeBound brings you a comprehensive collection of student success resources for college professors, counselors, advisors, and tutors all in one place.

Soundview Executive Book Summaries

Soundview Executive Book Summaries (www.summary.com) pioneered the concept of outlining the key points and ideas of full-length business books into quick and easy-to-read print summaries. The mission was simple: to deliver need-to-know information and put the 30 best business books of the year into the minds—and hands—of businesspeople.

Textbook Media

Textbook Media specializes in acquiring the rights to underserved textbooks from the big publishers and then revising them for digital delivery. Since 2004, it has been publishing quality textbooks from proven authors for select college courses. All its textbooks were originally developed by the big, traditional publishers via peer reviews, but are now offered to the market as new editions at a fraction of the price.

Wolters Kluwer Health

This collection features just under 40 titles of nursing and health science content from the Lippincott Williams & Wilkins imprint within Wolters Kluwer Health.



Dispute Resolution Research Center (DRRC), a Kellogg School of Management research center, issues more than 140 exercises in the areas of negotiation, dispute resolution, competitive decision-making, and teamwork. These exercises are useful for undergraduate students in management, political science, communication studies, and psychology as well as graduate students in law, management, public administration, and engineering. A free instructor packet is available for each exercise.


EdSphere is a student-centered, personalized learning platform that provides learners with differentiated reading, writing, and vocabulary activities. EdSphere employs the research and technology of The Lexile® Framework for Reading and The Lexile® Framework for Writing to differentiate students’ reading and writing practice. The platform provides an engaging, online environment where students control their learning by completing self-directed reading and writing activities at the right level of challenge, supporting literacy growth. EdSphere is best suited for developmental or 100-level reading and/or writing classes.


LearningExpress is an innovative, web-based learning solution that provides students with instant access to the most comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources available. More than 1,000 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials are available, along with more than 200 e-book titles, all developed by expert academic and industry professionals.


Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek offers comprehensive coverage, analysis, and insight into the most important issues of today and unique stories not found anywhere else. With stories on global economics, politics/policy, markets/finance, companies/industries, technology, and much more, you’ll quickly understand why your students need this information now to succeed in the year ahead. This weekly digest hits the sweet spot for time-strapped students too. When daily may be too much and monthly isn’t timely enough, Bloomberg Businessweek fits just right!

The New York Times

With its variety of content and style, The New York Times can enhance a wide variety of disciplines. Educators across the country count on The New York Times to help develop students’ global awareness and critical thinking skills. No other news organization opens the door to every corner of the globe and fosters discussion and debate from a variety of experts quite like The New York Times.