Today at a library in southeast Washington, President Barack Obama announced that major book publishers have committed to making 10,000 e-books, worth a total of about $250 million, freely available to students.
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June 25, 2014
A division of McGraw-Hill is partnering with Follett in an effort to sell e-books focused on test-prep through online forums.
May 23, 2014
This week's Roundup looks at decreased teen reading, e-book subscription services, and the ongoing discussion over diversity in literature.
April 18, 2014
Digital reading may be making it difficult for readers to concentrate on and comprehend conventional books.
March 11, 2014
Many people are wondering whether there is a bubble in educational technology. Has too much venture capital been invested in the sector? Have valuations gotten too high? My answer is that there is a bubble in ideas that won't work and a dearth of capital for ideas that can work.
December 30, 2013
BookMarks' most popular posts of 2013 include book reviews, interviews, and longer pieces on graphic novels, common standards, creativity, summer reading, e-books, and libraries.
December 04, 2013
A new survey out of the United Kingdom finds that, despite their apparent absorbtion in digital devices, young people still seem to like their books in printed form. Meanwhile, The New York Times examines the curious "staying power" of the book. Guest post by Anthony Rebora.
November 19, 2013
Longtime publishing house HarperCollins will give e-book provider Curriculet access to its extensive list of titles.
July 26, 2013
Google announces a partnership with five major publishers to offer textbooks for sale or rent through its Play store.
July 11, 2013
A federal judge has ruled that Apple conspired to fix e-book prices. The company vows to appeal the decision.