What is an etext or etextbook?
These are similar to print textbooks and usually refer to an electronic book used by students as a standard, assigned book for a particular course, unit or subject. While the Library buys electronic copies of texts when available, this is a rapidly changing area, with enormous educational, technological, and economic implications. Some of the issues are listed below.
What are the main issues?
Issues and benefits for students?
What are the issues for libraries and universities?
What are the issues for publishers?