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California Embraces Open Source Digital Textbooks

Edutopia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

California schools have cracked the spine on open source, free digital textbooks in an attempt to save money and to make educational resources easier ...

Why Do Students Still Cling To Paper Textbooks? | LISA W. FODERARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The screen won't go blank," said Faton Begolli, a sophomore from Boston. "There can't be a virus. It wouldn't be the same without books. They've defi...

Academic Publishers In UK See strong growth from e-book sales | CAtherine Neilan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nearly 90% of commmercial academic publishers have seen growth in e-book sales over the past two years, according to a cross-sector survey released to...

Digital Textbooks, Real Gains for Education

Lisa Petrides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Petrides

Governor Schwarzenegger has a plan to make California the first state in the nation to provide its schools with free digital textbooks.