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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?

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

Lori DiGisi's curator insight, December 14, 2012 1:08 PM

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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An Amazing Collection of Free Textbooks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

An Amazing Collection of Free Textbooks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Beyond Textbooks | Scoop.it
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Free online textbooks from top private school | stofftree

Free online textbooks from top private school on http://t.co/Tr7gHDuZBF
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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Tools for Creating Multimedia Textbooks - A Comparison Chart

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Tools for Creating Multimedia Textbooks - A Comparison Chart | Beyond Textbooks | Scoop.it
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Teachers Should Know Copyright from Wrong

Teachers Should Know Copyright from Wrong | Beyond Textbooks | Scoop.it
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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Educators lean toward open source textbooks to cut costs for students

Educators lean toward open source textbooks to cut costs for students | Beyond Textbooks | Scoop.it
Instead of paying hundreds of dollars for a book that will be out of date in a few years, students can log on and download digital versions of those books.
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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.

Via Joan Vinall-Cox
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Joan Vinall-Cox's curator insight, December 13, 2012 11:23 AM

Are eBooks physical property or software?

Valerie Chernek's curator insight, December 14, 2012 1:04 PM

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

Lori DiGisi's curator insight, December 14, 2012 1:08 PM

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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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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