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All In the Delivery
August 31, 2010

As publishers and analysts again wonder if e-books are about to take off, the growing popularity of rental options may play as important a role as technology. …

A sustainable future for open textbooks? The Flat World Knowledge story
August 3, 2010

Authors John L. Hilton III and David A. Wiley discuss the concern many college students and their families have a=about the high costs of textbooks. E–books have been proposed as one poten…

Horizon Report 2010: Projects in E-Books, Open Content, Mobile Learning, and Augmented Reality
July 12, 2010

This web seminar includes speakers representing six projects featured in the latest Horizon Report . In this special one-and-a-half hour ELI webinar, you’ll be taken on a tour of their …

The E-Book Sector
June 8, 2010

In for-profit higher education, traditional textbooks are disappearing. In for-profit higher education, traditional textbooks are disappearing. …

New ELI 7 Things... Brief Explores iPad Apps for Learning
February 11, 2011

Applications designed for the iPad offer interactive content that takes advantage of touch-screen navigation. The iPad combines robust computational functionality with a screen large enough…

2011 Horizon Report on Emerging Technologies Published
February 8, 2011

The 2011 Horizon Report , which was released today, spotlights six emerging technologies that are likely to have a significant impact on higher education in the next one to five years,…

The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow
April 9, 2010

While it is difficult to predict the future, it is essential to plan for it. The Horizon Report is an established planning resource, designed to catalyze discussions around emerging and arriving …

E-Textbooks: "An Interesting Ride"
April 15, 2010

© 2010 Paul Musket, Darla Runyon, and Robin Schulze EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 45, no. 2 (March/April 2010): 12-13 Paul Musket ( ) is Associate Director of t…

Digital Books and Your Rights: A Checklist for Readers
February 24, 2010

After several years of false starts, the universe of digital books seems at last poised to expand dramatically. Readers should view this expansion with both excitement and wariness. Excitement be…

7 Things You Should Know About E-Readers
March 4, 2010

E-readers are portable, low-power, high-resolution devices that display digital versions of written material from books, magazines, newspapers, and other printed sources. They typically use e-ink…