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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…

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. …

e-Books for the Future: Here But Hiding?
January 1, 2006

The author outlines some developments in e-book technologies and links them to existing ways of presenting textbook information. The author outlines so…

7 Things You Should Know About E-Books
November 15, 2006

E-books offer new ways for readers to interact with content. An e-book that abandons the notion of reading from front to back, for example, encourages readers to take an active, self-directed rol…


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