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Professor Faces Obstacles in Testing E-Reader Device for Digital Textbooks
January 7, 2010

A professor at the Catholic University of America has been testing a new e-book reader that hasn't yet hit store shelves but that is designed with textbooks in mind. …

E-Texts or Bust: Observations from the Internet2/EDUCAUSE E-Text Pilot
February 5, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

In 2012, Internet2 and EDUCAUSE sponsored an initiative to pilot the use of e-textbooks across multiple universities. Over 25 institutions are participating in the study, with each evaluating the i…

Finding Your Pathway to E-Textbook Authoring
February 5, 2013 | A session at the ELI Online Annual Meeting 2013

Making and sharing e-books has never been easier. Many tools are available, and many of them are free. The ability to author an electronic document that's portable, accessible on many platform…

E-Books for Academe: A Study from Gettysburg College
October 20, 2009

This ECAR research bulletin analyzes the potential impact of electronic books (e-books) on higher education. It draws evidence from a series of small qualitative studies and focus groups with fac…

Coming Soon to a University Near You: E-Texts and E-Textbooks
February 5, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

The hype about digital texts is reaching a frenzied tone. Proponents claim that e-texts will replace traditional texts on campuses and students will save enormous amounts of money; that students wi…

From Print to Pixels: Accelerating the Move toward Digital Learning
February 6, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

Increasingly, institutions are turning to digital course materials in lieu of traditional print options. Several factors are driving this transformation: a push to lower costs while maintaining q…

eBooks: Beyond PDF of the Textbook
March 2, 2010

This blog post started as an exploration of eReaders and institutional roll-out issues.  As you can see, it evolved into larger questions about eTextbooks and eReaders.  Any feedback is appre…

This Could Be the Year of e-Textbooks
September 8, 2009

The trickiest part of teaching with electronic textbooks is getting everyone on the same page—or to the same part of the digital text. That's what a professor in the honors college at…

New E-Textbooks Do More Than Inform: They'll Even Grade You
September 8, 2009

McGraw-Hill Higher Education is introducing e-textbooks that let students jump from a chapter to the relevant portion of a lecture and get their homework automatically graded. …

Textbooks for the Disabled
August 28, 2009

Publishers open an online system designed to replace the tedious, costly and lawsuit-ridden process of supplying disabled students with course materials. …

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