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E-Readers and E-Textbooks: Current Reality and Future Possibilities
August 26, 2009

This seminar will initially address the current state of e-reader devices and their functionality as platforms for the delivery of e-textbooks, as experienced by Northwest Missouri State Universi…

A Campus-Wide E-Textbook Initiative
July 30, 2009

By Jon T. Rickman, Roger Von Holzen, Paul G. Klute, and Teri Tobin A typical college student spends up to $1,000 per year on textbooks, and many students don’t buy textbooks at a…

EDUCAUSE Now - #22 - 1) The E-Textbook Conundrum 2) ELI Annual Meeting Preview 3) Policy Office Update
December 10, 2009

This month we talk about a looming problem with e-textbook costs and content, find out about the upcoming ELI Meeting, and check in with the EDUCAUSE Policy Office. EDUCAUSE Now is a monthly p…

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…

Online Textbooks Deliver Timely, Real-World Content
January 16, 2009

Textbook: Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology Author: John Gallaugher, Associate Professor of Information Systems, Carroll School of Management…

Some Thoughts on Free Textbooks
January 14, 2009

Textbooks : Introduction to Physical Oceanography; Our Ocean Planet; Environmental Science in the 21st Century Author: Robert Stewart, Professor, Oceanography Department,…

Executive Summary
January 16, 2009

STUDENTS Course Correction : Executive Summary By Nicole Allen, Director, Make Textbooks Affordable Campaign From Course Correction: How Digital Textbooks Are Off Track, and H…

January 14, 2009

PUBLISHERS Book Industry Trends: College By Stephanie Oda and Glenn Sanislo From Book Industry Trends 2008 (New York: Book Industry Study Group, 2008), pp. 179-181. Reprin…

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…


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