Electronic Textbooks

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.


Top Hat Secures $22.5 Million to Challenge College Textbook Industry

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.

CUNY to Cut Textbook Costs Through Online Bookstore Service

The City University of New York is turning to online bookstore provider Akademos to help address the rising cost of textbooks.

McGraw-Hill Education Launches Course Design and Management Tool

McGraw-Hill Education today introduced Connect2, a new course design, management and delivery platform for higher education.

Unizin Partners with Cengage to Offer Discounted Course Materials

Unizin and Cengage have partnered to make all of the latter's digital course offerings available to Unizin's member institutions.

Pearson to Lower Cost of E-Books, Textbooks

Publishing giant Pearson Education Wednesday announced it would reduce the prices of its e-book and textbook rentals.

Cengage Intros OER Tool

Cengage is launching a new product that blends open educational resources with the company's portfolio of learning content.

Community College Improves Retention With Digital Curriculum

An "inclusive access" program at a community college was recently recognized by the Online Learning Consortium.

E-Learning Market Expected to Experience Major Growth Over Next Five Years

The e-learning market is predicted to experience significant global growth over the next five years, largely driven by advances in technology, evolving business needs and a number of emerging learning and development trends, according to Docebo’s newly released research report, “E-Learning Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2021.”

Ed Map, VitalSource Forge New Partnership to Expand Digital Content Offerings

The partnership will add VitalSource’s complete suite of offerings to Ed Map’s OPENVUE platform and its services, to expand course material offerings beyond eTextbooks.

MindTap Integrates Virtual Machine Labs for IT Students

MindTap, an online learning platform from Cengage Learning, has integrated “virtual machine labs” in an effort to prepare students to succeed in computer and information technology careers.

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