Did you know that almost 1/5 of Americans polled own tablets or e-readers? According to a new Pew Internet & American Life Project report, ownership of both type devices almost doubled during the holiday season. As of January 2012, 19% Continue reading e-reader ownership up substantially
News is flying around Apple’s new tool to create multimedia textbooks for the iPad. Last week Apple announced its iBooks Author, which allows anyone to create an e-book on the ePub3 platform. Touted as the “Garage Band” app for authors, Continue reading Will Apple change the future of textbooks?
We’ve had several postings about e-books this semester, trying to get a sense of user interest. In that vein of discussion, it seems that Google may be getting into the e-book market. Check out this Wall Street Journal article on Continue reading Google enters e-book market
Published in conjunction with the PEN American Center, Burn This Book explores the meaning of censorship, and the power of literature to inform the way we see the world, and ourselves. Contributors including Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Orhan Pamuk, David Continue reading Burn This Book
Flatlined lifts the veil of secrecy on twenty-first century health care and delves into the realities of good people caught in a bad medical system. Dr. Guy L. Clifton, a practitioner as well as a policy advocate, reveals first-hand accounts Continue reading E-Book of the Month
In The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College, best-selling author, syndicated columnist and professional speaker Harlan Cohen provides a behind-the-scenes look at everything students need to know about college (but never knew they needed Continue reading #1 Student Handbook is August E-Book of the Month