Ebooks on Fire


Controversies Surrounding Ebooks in Libraries  by Charles Hamaker Associate University Librarian for Collections and Technical Services Atkins Library, University of North Carolina–Charlotte  Who owns the book? Ebooks are a challenging area for libraries. Licensing is a critical issue because ebooks are being marketed as if they were analogous to print purchases. They most definitely are…

Apple and Textbooks: A Second Look


POSTED BY DAVID CROTTY ⋅ JAN 31, 2012 ⋅ 20 COMMENTS FILED UNDER  AMAZON, APPLE, IBOOK, IPAD, MCGRAW-HILL, PUBLISHING Apple e libri di testo: una seconda occhiata. Despite promises of a “digital destruction” of the textbook market, Apple’s actual iBooks announcements raise more questions than they answer. Now that the dust has settled, it’s time for a deeper look. On January 19, Apple held an “education event”where they announced a new…

Open Culture: Audio Books for Free


The best free cultural & educational media on the web I migliori media culturali e didattici ad accesso aperto sul web Download Free Audio Books of great works by Twain, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Orwell, Vonnegut, Nietzsche, Austen, Shakespeare, Asimov, HG Wells & more… Free Courses Free Audio Books Free Movies Free Textbooks Free Language Lessons Great…

Observatoire du numérique


Observatoire du numérique dans l’enseignement supérieur  http://www.observatoiredunumerique.fr/ L’Osservatorio della tecnologia digitale nel campo dell’istruzione superiore, in termini di risorse digitali di apprendimento, ha il compito di: – Identificare le pratiche degli studenti e dei loro insegnanti, – Identificare i bisogni e le aspettative delle parti interessate nel campo dell’istruzione superiore, – Eseguire sintesi e produzione…

Worldreader: enabling millions of people to improve their lives


Worldreader.org’s mission is to make digital books available to all in the developing world, enabling millions of people to improve their lives.  We identify schools, train teachers, work with communities, and partner with publishers to bring millions of books to underserved children and families in the developing world. You can find out more about our…

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