130 class sections encompassing 5,300 IU students are participating in IU’s eTexts initiative this spring semester, taking advantage of IU’s deals with publishers. Those agreements provide eTexts to students and faculty that enable new tools for teaching and learning, options to print, and single sign on access through IU’s Oncourse.
IU’s agreements with publishers and Indiana-based Courseload were first announced in September as part of the university’s ongoing efforts to reduce the current cost of course materials and enhance the transition to digital for the future. eTexts provided through IU’s eTexts initiative are available at roughly half the price of retail and offer more options for long-term use.
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