Kindles for textbooks?

I’ve been talking to students and faculty recently about how well our library’s services and collections appear in our course management system, and one professor made a point of saying that she can see the day coming when all textbooks will be digital, and students will have e-reader devices like the Kindle. It’s not really such a far-fetched idea, and so I was very interested to see this article in the most recent issue of Campus Technology: The End of Textbooks?

One key point from this article: students (maybe even more than professors, librarians, or other campus types) are less than enthused about trading their books in for a Kindle.

One thought on “Kindles for textbooks?

  1. Olga says:

    This is an article from NY Times about pending Congressional bill: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/25/opinion/25fri4.html.

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