digital textbooks

Debating the Digital Textbook Issue—Again

By libertyc
October 8, 2013 // 3 Comments

Thanks to Nate at The Digital Reader for sending my way two stories in as many days about the digital textbook issue. In the first, he outlines some reasons behind the ‘growing [...]

Morning Roundup: The new gatekeepers; Google's digital textbooks; and more

By libertyc
July 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

The New Gatekeepers Are Economists (The Scholarly Kitchen) Today’s gatekeepers are no longer the big media companies (defined as organizations that invest in and distribute content: books, [...]

Morning Links — E-Reading stories you may have missed

By Dan Eldridge
February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Blind Date with a Free eBook (Galleycat) Students Still Not Taking to E-Textbooks, New Data Show (Digital Book World) Barnes & Noble’s Big Problem — and a Solution (Digital Book World) [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
November 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

15 Must-Have Collaboration Tools for Journalists (Media Shift) 3M Expands Collaboration with Penguin (Good E-Reader) The Kind of Journalism we Need is Changing but Can Journalists Make the [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
October 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

In Digital Textbook Transition, Device Availability is Just the Beginning (GigaOM) Reclaiming the Lost Publishing Mojo (Scholarly Kitchen) Apple iBooks Launches in Brazil, New Zealand and 16 Other [...]

Report says 57.8% of U.S. students prefer digital textbooks

By libertyc
September 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

Back in mid-June, we posted a press release that introduced you to, a London-based online publisher that offers free open-access textbooks for students. We heard from BookBoon again this [...]

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