HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Tablets are increasingly becoming a school supply of choice for college students and even high schoolers. Coupled with digital textbooks, they can dramatically reduce a student’s backpack load and even save them significant money.
If you’re looking to explore the world of digital textbooks, here are a few good options:
Amazon’s Kindle Library – A good source for digital textbooks, comaptible on a wide range of devices. Amazon allows you to “borrow” a book for a desired length of time, so if you know you’ll need one only short-term, this might be a major plus.
Apple’s iBooks – Another established book service offering a significant textbook library. Apple does require that you purchase a digital copy outright for use.
eCAMPUS.com – This website claims to have more than 100,000 titles available to rent or buy. The service allows you to share information with users and also access your materials through companion apps on iOS or Android.