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7 Things You Should Know About Web Syndication
April 4, 2014

For print and broadcast media, syndication is the process by which content from a single source is distributed in multiple other venues. Web syndication applies the principles of discovery and …

The Current State and Potential Future of E-Textbooks
November 5, 2013

Digital textbooks (or e-textbook s) are hot commodities in higher education, with numerous colleges, universities, and educational coalitions adopting various platforms, piloting options, …

Stanford School of Medicine E-Book Pilots
January 31, 2013

To investigate the rapidly growing field o f e-books , Stanford School of Medicine piloted the development and u se of e-books in two residency programs. The project focused on the aut…

7 Things You Should Know About the Evolution of the Textbook
April 3, 2012

Tablet devices and the publishing they enable are leading us to reconsider what constitutes a textbook , and they certainly change the landscape of what it has traditionally meant to write an…

7 Things You Should Know About WordPress
September 2, 2011

WordPress is an open-source web application that is fundamentally a tool for publishing content , and a broad array of colleges and universities have made use of WordPress and encouraged its …

7 Things You Should Know About Personalized Digital Magazines
July 12, 2011

Applications like Flipboard, Zite, RSS5000, and Taptu aggregate content from personal social media networks and other sources, presenting the information in a snappy magazine-style format c…

7 Things You Should Know About Open Textbook Publishing
March 8, 2011

The open educational resources model, including textbooks, has emerged as a response to rising text prices, a need for greater access to high-quality learning materials, the proliferation of e-r…

7 Things You Should Know About Lulu
January 22, 2008

Lulu is a web-based self-publishing service, providing online access to the tools an individual needs to design, publish, and print original material, including books, brochures, reports, calend…

7 Things You Should Know About RSS
April 15, 2007

RSS is a protocol that lets users subscribe to online content using a "reader" or "aggregator." Internet users tend to settle on preferred information sources. RSS allows user…

7 Things You Should Know About Creative Commons
March 15, 2007

Creative Commons is an alternative to traditional copyright, devel¬oped by a nonprofit organization of the same name. By default, most original works are protected by copyright, which confers …

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