Apple iBooks 2 license agreement gets icy reception in higher education
Leaders of the open-license textbook movement heap criticism on restrictiveness of iBooks 2 publishing platform
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Advocates for open-license textbooks in higher education, while largely unhappy with Apple’s iBooks 2 platform, say the technology behemoth has done a favor for their movement: Apple’s pricey, limiting approach to digital textbooks is in stark contrast to the textbook model that aims for low-cost or free college texts. Read more with registration.