February 6, 2009
Needed: A Single Electronic Source for Textbooks
Students still obtain most educational content through textbooks and other printed materials, in the same way they have for centuries. But as technology has changed, they've been able to gain access to more of that content digitally — and often illegally. In fact, without some action, we in higher education will soon reach a tipping point, as the recording industry has, from which it will be difficult to recover.
We have a brief opportunity, right now, to create a new model