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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…

Next Steps for E-Texts
August 26, 2008

Predicting when e-textbooks will become a viable alternative to the dead-tree variety churned from printing presses to millions of college students a year is a bit like asking whether newspapers …

Free digital texts begin to challenge costly college textbooks in California
August 18, 2008

Would-be reformers are trying to beat the high cost -- and, they say, the dumbing down -- of college materials by writing or promoting open-source, no-cost online texts. …

The Gutenberg-e Project: Opportunities and Challenges in Publishing Born-Digital Monographs
August 1, 2008

The Gutenberg-e project was created as a bold experiment to explore whether peer-reviewed, born-digital monographs would alter the way historical scholarship is presented, whether scholars would …

Integrating Amazon Kindle at Seton Hall - Notes
March 13, 2009

Integrating Amazon Kindle at Seton Hall - Notes Track Session at 2009 EDUCAUSE/NERCOMP Regional Conference. March 10th, Providence, RI Speakers: Melissa McDowell and Riad Twal Slide…

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…

E-Books in Higher Education: Nearing the End of the Era of Hype?
March 14, 2008

© 2008 Mark R. Nelson and EDUCAUSE EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 2 (March/April 2008) Originally published by the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR): Mark R. Nelson, â₅

E-Texts in the Classroom
February 13, 2008

Viewpoint E-Texts in the Classroom © 2008 Charles Hannon. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 1 (January–March 2008), pp. 12–13 E-text readers designed for use in higher educa…

Market Formation for E-Books: Diffusion, Confusion or Delusion?
October 17, 2007

The issues addressed in this article are not about the E-Book market outcome, but the factors influencing the process of E-Book adoption. The is…