ebooks? Open Source Media

last date updated: 8/2013


Open Media Sources: eBook,images, music, audio and more
https://schoolforge.net/wiki/index.php/Open_Media

10 Resources for free textbook materials:
http://currikiblog.wordpress.com/2010/08/31/10-sources-for-free-textbooks-online/



CK-12 Flexbooks - iPad, Kindle
http://www.ck12.org/flexbook/
free and modifiable text books for download for a wide variety of subjects
  • highlight
  • take notes


Open Culture - free eBooks
http://www.openculture.com/

Bookboon.com

http://bookboon.com/

free pdf downloadable eBooks for high school/college/business/technology/travel guides in english or other languages
  • Microsoft 2010 applications - all
  • College subjects
  • Business/Engineering/Math
  • Technology
  • Travel guides


K12 Handhelds

http://k12opened.com/ebooks/
Library of ePubs for download


AcademicPub
http://www.academicpub.com/

Download existing ePub etextbooks or collaborate or start your own etextbook.


CafeScribe
by Follett
  • 1/2 price textbooks
  • searchable
  • tagging
  • highlighty
  • annotating
  • built-in study networks
  • collaborative note taking & sharing


CourseSmart - Android, iOS

Publishers like McGraw-Hill & Pearson for college textbooks. Students choose to download and print sections/chapters, or use online. Online version:
  • searchable,
  • highlight
  • take notes
  • Available for Android, iPhone, iPad apps.


Inkling - iPad
http://www.inkling.com/titles/
Publishers McGraw-Hill, Prentiss Hall, Benjamin Cummings and others provide textbooks in eBook format
Text by chapter, with flexible downloads, with audio and video, images
  • highlight
  • take notes
  • share notes
  • quiz

VitalSource -
Mac OS 10.5 or Windows Vista or iOS
  • searchable
  • highlight
  • collaborative note taking & sharing
  • multimedia support - video, audio within textbook
  • iOS device support: iPod, iPhone, iPad
  • Book layout options


http://www.edsocialmedia.com/2011/04/so-you-want-to-use-e-textbooks-next-year/