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Information on moving away from classrooms and schools centered on learning from traditional textbooks
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The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes

The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes | Beyond Textbooks | Scoop.it
Libraries, like other consumers, should be free to buy any published e-content at competitive prices, to keep these items in their collection, and to loan them to their patrons.

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Are eBooks physical property or software?

Valerie Chernek's curator insight, December 14, 2012 10:04 AM

Should  libraries, like other consumers, be free to buy any published e-content at competitive prices?

Lori DiGisi's curator insight, December 14, 2012 10:08 AM

According to John Adams, public libraries are key to democracy.

They need to own the popular reading materials of the present time.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Booktype - Open Source Digital Publishing

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Don’t Wait: The Do It Yourself NOW Digital Textbooks

FCC and Secretary Duncan Pave the Way On March 29th, the FCC published an article highlighting points from a discussion between its Chairman Genachowski, Secretary of Education Duncan, and technology leaders across the country as they discussed...
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Teachers Should Know Copyright from Wrong

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Credit: Getty Images As tech-savvy teachers integrate more multimedia work into their classroom, they also face a thorny question: Who owns the visual, audio, and moving images they downloa...
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Beyond the Textbook | Ideas and Thoughts

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CARPE DIEM: That Hissing Sound? Textbook Bubble Is Deflating

CARPE DIEM: That Hissing Sound? Textbook Bubble Is Deflating | Beyond Textbooks | Scoop.it
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