Californian Students Are Getting Some Free Digital Textbooks

On top of tuition, room, alcohol, board, and alcohol, one of the big costs of going to college is paying for your own personal library of expensive textbooks, whether they're digital or physical. Californian students can look forward to a bit of a break however, now that the state has set up the first online… » 9/30/12 12:30pm 9/30/12 12:30pm

Is Apple Set to "Digitally Destroy" Textbooks This Thursday?

Ahead of Thursday's NYC education event, Ars Technica reports via a leak source that Apple plans to announce a simpler way for authors to create and publish e-books as well as the iBook app's adoption of the ePub3 standard. The WSJ also names publisher McGraw-Hill as a project partner. All these developments suggest… » 1/17/12 12:57am 1/17/12 12:57am