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Recent posts to the _DT > Digital Textbooks_ blog with a focus on Open Educational Resources (OER) ...

/Gerry 

> Why Open Education Matters < Submitted by Flat World Knowledge


> Issues in OER: Panel Presentaions


> Student eBook Use Accelerating in Schools


> McGraw-Hill Higher Education Collaborates with Desire2Learn to Enable Seamless Access to Resources via the McGraw-Hill Campus Digital Educational Service


> A/V > Open Access Week > Open Educational Resources: Research, Opportunities, and Strategies


> A/V > Jonathan Zittrain: Hack the Casebook - Great Teachers


> A/V > Cathy Casserly on a Review of the OER Ecosystem, Hewlett OER Grantees Meeting 2012


> A/V > Jonathan Zittrain on Textbooks, Casebooks, and H20, Hewlett OER Grantees Meeting 2012


> A/V > Rich Baraniuk on OER for Scale, Hewlett OER Grantees Meeting 2012


> Open Access eBooks


> World OER Congress


> California Senate Passes Digital Textbook Legislation


> The Cost of College: Open Access Textbooks Cutting the Bookstore Bill by 80%


> Faculty Perceptions of OER and Transforming Your Teaching > Free CCCOER Webinar > June 26 > 1 PM EDT


> IT Horizon > eTexts at Iowa State University > Fall 2012 Pilot


> TWIL #77: Justo Hidalgo (24symbols)


> Internet2 and EDUCAUSE Partner To Deliver eText Pilot at Colleges and Universities Nationwide, Fall 2012


Enjoy !

Gerry McKiernan
Associate Professor
and
Science and Technology Librarian
Iowa State University 
152 Parks Library 
Ames IA 50011

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Hi all,

I would like to offer a bibliography for understanding the drive for e-texts in the context of textbook affordability.

Best,
Sharon

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Acker, S. R. (2011). Chapter 6: Digital Textbooks. Library Technology Reports, 47(8), 41-51.

Allen, N. (2010).  A Cover to Cover Solution:  How Open Textbooks are the Path to Textbook Affordability.  The Student PIRGS. Retrieved from http://www.studentpirgs.org/sites/student/files/reports/A-Cover-To-Cover-Solution_4.pdf

Book Industry Study Group (2011). College Students Want Their Textbooks the Old-Fashioned Way: In Print.  Retrieved from: http://www.bisg.org/news-5-603-press-releasecollege-students-want-their-textbooks-the-old-fashioned-way-in-print.php

College Board Advocacy and Policy Center (2011).Trends in College Pricing 2011. Retrieved from http://trends.collegeboard.org/downloads/College_Pricing_2011.pdf
See p. 6 for trend information on costs of books and supplies. 

Fairchild, M. (2004).RIPOFF 101: How the Publishing Industry?s Practices Needlessly Drive Up Textbook Costs. California PIRGs. Retrieved from http://calpirg.org/sites/pirg/files/reports/textbookripoff.pdf

Lederman, D. (2005).  Taking Both Sides on Textbook Prices.  Inside Higher Education.  Retrieved from http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2005/08/16/textbooks

McFadden, C. (2012). Are Textbooks Dead? Making Sense of the Digital Transition. Publishing Research Quarterly, 28(2), 93-99

Nicholls, N.H. (2010).  The Investigation into the Rising Cost of Textbooks.  University of Michigan Library Scholarly Publishing Office.  Retrieved from http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/SPOTextbookBackground.pdf

Paxhia, S. (2011).The Challenges of Higher Education Digital Publishing. Publishing Research Quarterly, 27(4), 321-326.

Raine, L., Zickuhr, K., Purcell, K., Madden, M., and Brenner, J. (2012). The Rise of e-Reading. Pew Internet and American Life Project of the Pew Research Center.  Retrieved from http://libraries.pewinternet.org/files/legacy-pdf/The%20rise%20of%20e-reading%204.5.12.pdf

Reynolds, R. (2011). Trends Influencing the Growth of Digital Textbooks in US Higher Education. Publishing Research Quarterly, 27(2), 178-187.

Reynolds, R. (2011). Digital Textbooks Reaching the Tipping Point in U.S. Higher Education:  A revised 5 Year Forecast.  Xplana white paper. Retrieved from http://info.xplana.com/media/wp-content/themes/media-jm/assets/uploads/Xplana_Whitepaper_2011.pdf

Rube, K. and Fairchild, M. (2005). RipOff 101 Second Edition: The State Public Interest.  Retrieved from http://www.smccd.net/bookstore/downloads/Ripoff%20101%202005.pdf

Thompson, J. B. (2005). Survival Strategies for Academic Publishing. Publishing Research Quarterly, 21(4), 3-10.

 


















At 07:35 PM 6/25/2012, McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] wrote:
*** Spoiler Alert > Possible Duplicate Posting(s) ***

Colleagues/

Recent posts to the _DT > Digital Textbooks_ blog with a focus on Open Educational Resources (OER) ...

/Gerry

> Why Open Education Matters < Submitted by Flat World Knowledge

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/why-open-education-matters-submitted-by.html

> Issues in OER: Panel Presentaions

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/issues-in-oer-panel-presentation.html

> Student eBook Use Accelerating in Schools

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/student-ebook-use-accelerating-in.html

> McGraw-Hill Higher Education Collaborates with Desire2Learn to Enable Seamless Access to Resources via the McGraw-Hill Campus Digital Educational Service

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/mcgraw-hill-higher-education.html

> A/V > Open Access Week > Open Educational Resources: Research, Opportunities, and Strategies

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/open-access-week-open-educational.html

> A/V > Jonathan Zittrain: Hack the Casebook - Great Teachers

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/jonathan-zittrain-hack-casebook-great.html

> A/V > Cathy Casserly on a Review of the OER Ecosystem, Hewlett OER Grantees Meeting 2012

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/av-cathy-casserly-on-review-of-oer.html

> A/V > Jonathan Zittrain on Textbooks, Casebooks, and H20, Hewlett OER Grantees Meeting 2012

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/jonathan-zittrain-on-textbooks.html

> A/V > Rich Baraniuk on OER for Scale, Hewlett OER Grantees Meeting 2012

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/av-rich-baraniuk-on-oer-for-scale.html

> Open Access eBooks

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/open-access-ebooks.html

> World OER Congress

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/world-oer-congress.html

> California Senate Passes Digital Textbook Legislation

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/california-senate-passes-digital.html

> The Cost of College: Open Access Textbooks Cutting the Bookstore Bill by 80%

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/cost-of-college-open-access-textbooks.html

> Faculty Perceptions of OER and Transforming Your Teaching > Free CCCOER Webinar > June 26 > 1 PM EDT

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/faculty-perceptions-of-oer-and.html

> IT Horizon > eTexts at Iowa State University > Fall 2012 Pilot

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/university-of-iowa-its-seeks-courses.html

> TWIL #77: Justo Hidalgo (24symbols)

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/twil-77-justo-hidalgo-24symbols.html

> Internet2 and EDUCAUSE Partner To Deliver eText Pilot at Colleges and Universities Nationwide, Fall 2012

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/internet2-and-educause-partner-to.html

Enjoy !

Gerry McKiernan
Associate Professor
and
Science and Technology Librarian
Iowa State University
152 Parks Library
Ames IA 50011

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com
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