University waiting to endorse e-books
The Kindle 2 electronic reader is shown at an Amazon.com news conference in New York on Feb. 9. Macmillan CEO John Sargent said he was told Friday that
its books would be removed from Amazon.com, as would e-books for Amazon’s Kindle e-reader.
Mark Lennihan, The Associated Press
Technology is turning the page on hard copy textbooks — well, almost.
Twenty sections of RHET 105, one of the most popular courses on campus, are offering their textbooks in a computerized format. Students purchase an access
code and can read the book on their computer or on an e-reader such as Amazon’s Kindle or Sony’s Reader.