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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…

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…

Look, Ma, No Paper Textbooks! Creatively and Collaboratively Advancing Our E-Content Future
October 17, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

Over the past two years, hundreds of faculty at more than 50 colleges and universities collaborated with Internet2, publishers, e-textbook platform providers, and EDUCAUSE to deliver digital vers…

DIY E-Books Using Open-Source Tools
October 17, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

This session will introduce several resources and tools for designing and developing engaging and accessible e-books. We will demonstrate how to create one chapter of an e-book using free open-so…

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…

Ithaka’s 2006 Studies of Key Stakeholders in the Digital Transformation in Higher Education
August 18, 2008

Ithaka's 2006 survey of faculty members sought to determine their attitudes related to online resources, electronic archiving, teaching and learning and related subjects.  This study affo…