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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…

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…

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 …

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…

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 Annual ECAR Student and IT Study
November 12, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE LIVE! - The Annual ECAR Student and IT Study

The EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) conducts an annual study about undergraduates' technology experiences and expectations in higher education. The results of this study pro…

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 …