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E-Textbooks in Greater Education 2010-2011 is a new report from Simba Information that examines the lessons discovered from the various implementations of e-textbooks on college campuses in the 2009-2010 academic year and the portend for the coming years.

For this report, Simba tapped reactions and experiences on college campuses, as effectively as insights of vendors, publishers and business observers.

Subjects in this report contain:

Proliferation of e-readers and applications for electronic devices,
Current penetration of e-textbooks on college campuses and development projections,
Common types of instructional supplies in e-textbook formats,
How e-textbooks are impacting traditional advertising and sales channels,
Effect of open-source textbooks on traditional publishing of e-textbooks.

E-textbooks burst on the scene in the 2009-2010 academic year with renewed vigor. Although there may be a finding out curve in the acceptance of e-textbooks, their all round effect is anticipated to be extensive.

Therefore, E-Textbooks in Hig-201her Education 20101 is a essential tool for publishers, marketers and organization developers in understanding market place requirements, trends and challenges.

Table of Contents


Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Size and Structure


Textbooks: Traditionally Stable Market place

Textbooks: Course Staple

Format Range

Soft Covers and Custom are Options

Utilized Textbooks Do Not Biodegrade

E-Textbooks Emerge as New Format Alternative

Recording Development

Open Supply Is Increasing Challenge

Flat Globe Knowledge Secures Foothold

Macmillan Combines Customization with Open Access

Table 1.1: Growth in College Textbook Net Sales, 2000-2009

Table 1.two: Sales of Essential College Instructional Materials, 2008 vs. 2009 vs. 2010P

Chapter 2: Distribution


CourseSmart Moves Closer to Faculty

Publishers Selling e-Books Through LMS

WileyPLUS Use Grows

Embedding in Blackboard

Barnes &amp Noble and Follett Companion with Blackboard

Altering Part for Campus Stores

Institutional Licensing

E-Readers Could Adjust Distribution Models

Barnes &amp Noble Launches NOOKstudy Software program for PCs and Macs

Huge, and a Tad Awkward, the Kno Launches

Challenges to Classic Sales Model

Bridgepoint Publishes its Own Textbooks for Online Courses

Open Access Spreading

Textbook Rental Programs Mutiply

Cengage Studying Adds Textbook Rental Alternative

Table two.1: Digital Statistics at College Stores

Chapter 3: E-Reader Pilots


Guarding the Disabled

Kindle DX Pilots

Arizona State University

Darden College of Company (University of Virginia)

Foster College of Enterprise (University of Washington)

Pace University

Princeton University

Reed College

iPads Imply More Pilots

Coming to Reed College The Apple iPod Pilot

Table three.1: Princeton University’s Kindle DX User Printing Statistics

Chapter four: Conclusions &amp Outlook


Digital Transformation

Digital Development Sets the Pace

Table 4.1: Sales Forecast of Key College Instructional Components, 2009-2013

Appendix: Platforms for E-Book Consumption


The Evolution of E-Book Formats

The Platforms

The Individual Pc

Mobile Phone or PDA

Apple’s iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

Committed Reading Devices

Future Devices

The Most Common Devices Nowadays

Table A: Pick Present U.S. E-Book Reading Devices, by Launch Date

Table B: Devices Used to Study E-Books, 2008

Table C: Devices Utilised to Study E-Books, 2009