Saving Money with Digital Textbooks
An article in today's edition of the Daily Illini takes a look at the different digital textbooks used by University of Illinois students and shows how those digital textbooks are saving students money. One of the digital textbooks featured in the story is eText.
eText is a nationally-recognized digital textbook service developed at the University of Illinois and managed by Technology Services. eText delivers textbooks and other classroom materials with multimedia, notes, and assignments embedded directly in context. Instructors can add original or existing materials easily, and students can save 40-75% versus traditional books. Anyone with a University of Illinois NetID and an up-to-date web browser can access eText content from any computer or mobile device, regardless of their visual abilities.
To learn more about how eText and digital textbooks are saving students money, check out the Daily Illini's story, University eText Platforms, Open-Source Textbooks Lower Cost of Learning.