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What We're Learning from eTexts
December 10, 2012

Presentation given at the CNI fall 2012 membership meeting. Faculty, students, authors, and publishers all have a stake in the evolution of textbooks. As texts and business models are transfor…

E-books: Developments and Policy Considerations
October 29, 2012

"Books are undergoing a massive transformation from being a physical object to something electronic, or an "e-book". And while e-book sales still make up only a small proportion of…

Podcast: Beyond E-Books: Right-Sized Mobile Content for Learning Anywhere
November 28, 2012

Speaker: Kyle Bowen,  Director of Informatics, Purdue University   Every student makes the choice for how and where learning will take place. Increasingly, students are turning to …

Assessment of E-Book Strategies
June 25, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE LIVE! - Assessment of E-Book Strategies

What do we know about the use and acceptance of e-books by students and faculty? At the December CNI Executive Roundtable, "E-book Strategies," several institutions reported on data col…

E-Book Settlement and What It Means
September 11, 2012

A federal judge has approved the U.S. Justice Department's settlement with three publishers of electronic books accused of conspiring in a price-fixing scheme.  The ruling released on S…

Ithaka S+R US Library Survey 2013
July 10, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE LIVE! - Ithaka S+R US Library Survey 2013

In fall 2013, Ithaka S+R surveyed academic library deans and directors across the US on their organizational vision and strategy, resource planning, and decision making. With a response rate of m…

Podcast: Wake Forest University's BioBook
July 17, 2012

In this podcast we interview the creators of BioBook, a scalable e-text embodying six central principles of learning. It is organized into self-contained "nodes" that can be revised or …

The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow
March 5, 2012

Wondering what’s new in mobiles, electronic books, learning analytics , and other emerging technology areas? Join Malcolm Brown and Veronica Diaz of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative as they…

eTexts: A Perishable Opportunity for Higher Education?
January 24, 2012

What role, if any, should colleges and universities play in the shift from print to digital textbooks (eTexts) ? One perspective is that eTexts are a consumer transaction between a publisher …

Academic Libraries: 2010 First Look
December 13, 2011

The Academic Libraries: 2010 First Look summarizes services, staff, collections, and expenditures of academic libraries in 2- and 4-year, degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the 50 sta…