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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 …

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…

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…

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 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 Analysis and Research (ECAR): Mark R. Nelson, â…

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…

E-Books in Higher Education: Nearing the End of the Era of Hype?
January 8, 2008

This ECAR research bulletin examines the hype and the reality of e-books in higher education. Some experts predict that 2007-2009 will be transition years for the higher education e-book market, …

E-Textbooks — for Real This Time?
January 3, 2008

For years, some have predicted a shift — and then not seen it take place. But changes in technology, ventures by publishers and worries over textbook prices might make this the time. …

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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