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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…

Compaq founder pushes for academic library online
January 1, 2006

Ever wonder where Compaq founder Rod Canion is? He's with Questia Media, which wants to bring a university-class library to a high school near you. …

Libraries Fear Digital Lockdown
January 1, 2006

In comments submitted to the All Party Parliamentary Internet Group, which is investigating digital rights management (DRM) technologies, the British Library has expressed strong concerns about the…

Survey of the Providers of Electronic Publications Holding Contracts with Spanish University Libraries
January 1, 2005

This article describes a qualitative analysis of the electronic scientific contents distributed by the main providers of electronic publications subscribed in the Spanish academic libraries. The pu…

Ebooks in UK Public Libraries: where we are now and the way ahead
January 1, 2004

An issue paper from the Networked Services Policy Task Group. An issue paper from the Networked Services Policy Task Group. …

Without a Special Object of Worship: The Digital Book
January 1, 1997

"The artist is to show all this through the art of colors as in a book that had a tongue to speak with. For the silent image from the walls where it is seen by all, and there it renders the gr…

Electronic Books: What's in a Name? Are We Really Talking About Books?
October 1, 2000

The new EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies Committee is charged with identifying and keeping abreast of evolving technologies and their impact on higher education institutions, and collectively shari…

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…

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…