E-books are being widely adopted as alternatives to traditional textbooks. Here you'll find articles detailing new developments in the area of e-book and e-textbook technologies, along with stories about institutions adopting them.
A company that produces digital versions of textbooks for higher education has launched a new program that makes the materials immediately and freely available for review by faculty members.
Startup Kno has begun showing its two-display, touchscreen e-reader designed specifically for higher education use.
A new series from a division of Cengage Learning will address security measures for technology students. Course Technology has published five titles in the "Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures Series."
First-year freshmen entering the Illinois Institute of Technology will be receiving Apple iPads as part of their welcome packages.
Follett has released an enhanced search and social networking update to its CaféScribe digital textbook platform.
Electronic readers may be ushering in a watershed moment in personal reading, with the Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, and Barnes & Noble Nook duking it out for market dominance. But how do these contenders fare in the academic marketplace?
Five years after launching a project to develop low-cost and highly interactive course materials, faculty teams at Florida State College at Jacksonville have written 20 general education textbooks.
An Ohio research project is investigating just how students would prefer to get the text for their courses--whether in hard copy form, in versions suitable for mobile devices, or in some other digital format.