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.
Next week, a number of higher education institutions will be participating in Open Education Week, an annual awareness campaign for free and open educational opportunities. Launched in 2012, the event attracts hundreds of contributors from nearly 50 different countries and participants from more than 130 countries.
The private liberal arts college located in central Pennsylvania has selected Akademos to be its online bookstore provider as it transitions to a hybrid bookstore model.
According to its 2016 earnings report released Friday, the British-owned publishing company has reported a pre-tax loss of nearly £2.6 billion ($3.2 billion) — the biggest loss in its almost 30-year history.
Franklin University, which has five campuses in Ohio and Indiana and many online courses, hopes to eliminate physical textbooks entirely to reduce college cost for students.
VitalSource, a division of Ingram Content Group that provides educational content for more than 1,250 higher education institutions worldwide, plans to acquire a San Francisco-based startup that provides tools to support campus bookstores and help students spend less on course materials.
The Canadian education technology startup is looking to go head-to-head with Pearson, McGraw-Hill and other American textbook publishers with its own cloud-based platform.
The City University of New York is turning to online bookstore provider Akademos to help address the rising cost of textbooks.
McGraw-Hill Education today introduced Connect2, a new course design, management and delivery platform for higher education.
Unizin and Cengage have partnered to make all of the latter's digital course offerings available to Unizin's member institutions.
Publishing giant Pearson Education Wednesday announced it would reduce the prices of its e-book and textbook rentals.