CWRU Chemistry and Computer Science students will use the new Kindle to access textbooks in Fall ’09.Â Â See the full article in either the Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 6, 2009 or The WSJ, May 5, 2009. Amazon has worked a deal with publishers to load the textbook content on the Kindle, which will be “supplied” to students.Â Nothing in the articles about costs…
The other universities are:Â Pace, Princeton, Reed, Darden School at the University of Virginia, and Arizona State.
Interesting article in the WSU on eBooks, “How the E-Book Will Change the Way We Read and Write.”Â It focuses on more popular reading than academic sources, but brings out some interesting points about marketing, discovery, and selling pieces/parts of books.
An added FYI, when I find articles related to eBooks I bookmark them on my delicious site, which is linked to the blog.Â Just go to the homepage to see the recent delicious bookmarks.
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