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.
Digital textbooks may be seen as a cost-friendly alternative to traditional course materials, but the fees for access codes can be just as pricey and can take away consumer autonomy from students, according to a new report from Student Public Interest Research Groups.
In addition to delivering millions of accessible e-books, Benetech released a set of resources aimed at helping publishers and other content creators understand how to make content accessible from the start.
A company that provides services to campus bookstores has updated its platform with a new offering.
The University of California, Davis has recently gone public with its Inclusive Access initiative, a program that uses digital course materials in an effort to save students money.
Pearson and campus retailer Follett Higher Education have partnered to offer Pearson's Digital Direct Access model to Follett's college partners and more than 1,200 campus bookstores across the United States.
Students at Bluefield College in Virginia now pay a flat, discounted fee to receive all of their required textbooks before their classes start.
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A new survey from CampusBooks.com analyzes student loan debt, textbook costs, use of electronic devices and more.
Cengage Learning added additional features to its MindTap Mobile app, including the ability to download textbooks onto smartphones in 10 seconds or less.
Beginning this fall, Kentucky State University will provide all of its students with free e-textbooks for their courses in an effort to boost student success rates by providing equitable access to course materials.