Author Archive

Rebekah Irwin

Director of Collections & Archives at the Middlebury College Libraries.

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Ordering a subsidized looseleaf print copy

Regarding student print copies, when a student launches the eTextbook site from the Course Hub, they will see a link titled, Prefer a printed copy (additional cost)? When a student clicks on the link they will be able to purchase a looseleaf, three-hole punched, black and white version of their book directly from McGraw-Hill. The price […]

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

The economics of McGraw-Hill at Middlebury

McGraw-Hill is the sole publisher participating in this e-textbook pilot. What does that mean for us? Well, on the one hand, concentrating on one publisher helps us focus on the project planning. We were able to quickly identify courses and then move on to the work of confirming access and testing the technical requirements. A more comprehensive […]

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Course list nearly finalized for fall

To date, our eTextbook pilot includes: 29 faculty members 21 different courses and 74 sections (See a list here.) circa 575 estimated students