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Lover of print? Still no reason not to go digital first

Posted by Chip Price on April 12, 2017

I’m a book lover. I enjoy curling up with a great book and my wife owns and manages a lovely independent bookstore on Boston’s North Shore. I spent the first half of my 40 years in the education industry publishing print textbooks and still have many of them displayed proudly on my shelf at home.    

The world of education is moving inexorably towards digital products. Also of course, publishers are caught in a Catch 22 – they know they need to move to digital, but a substantial amount of revenue still comes in from print.

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Understanding Higher Ed Technology in the UK

Posted by Becky Hartnup on January 09, 2017

At VitalSource®, it is important for us to understand the evolving higher education technology landscape as it relates to teaching and learning. Little data is currently available on the use of technology in higher education in the United Kingdom overall, with most reports being specific to a single university. To address this problem, we commissioned Shift Media to assess the extent to which UK students are open to digital learning - and to measure their satisfaction with institutional eTextbook programmes.

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