Digital textbooks

With the growth of mobile devices which can be used as book readers, it was only a matter of time before digital textbooks for use by students started to arrive. The following links have more information:

Tablets make digital textbooks cool on campus

Reinventing the College Textbook

The two links below are to sites that are taking up this idea. They give some idea about where all this might be heading:

Inkling.com

Dynamic Books

There are a lot of advantages to digital textbooks, including the amount of paper saved, and being able to have a number of textbooks accessible on the one device (no more having to carry around large textbooks). people used to say that at least with a book, you could read it in bed, but I think tablets and e-book readers have changed all that!

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