No more heavy text books

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Just imaging being able to carry all your text books and lots of journal articles in your laptop, tablet or smartphone. I noticed this first when trolling through Engadget and just had to follow it up. Have a look at what the California State University is doing for their students. The first book to be published as a joint effort between CSU and the Nature Publishing Group is a biology text-book, with interactive self tests, etc – you can even print off pages from the book! The are working on new titles all the time so let’s hope they get whatever you need soon:) The books are, of course, being made available to CSU students first but other universities should be able to access them after September 2011.


About timjohnson
I came through a tortuous path to the role of Adviser in Digital Literacy in the Information and Learning Services Department. In the past I was a: Senior Lecturer in Health Informatics, Senior Lectuer in Midwifery, Midwifery Sister, Staff Midwife, Nurse, Secretary, Bars Manager. I would have liked to be a jeweller and silver smith but of course there is always retirement for that :)

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