This tutorial will help you explore the options for digital textbook resources.
The Summer 2020 semester is exclusively online, which means that students will likely need digital textbook resources.
Please consider the benefits of digital textbooks and the possibility that paper textbooks may not be available due to production delays.
Digital textbooks, or e-books, are a computer rendition of physical textbooks with additional features. A digital textbook may be more interactive and engaging. It is often designed with the modern tech-savvy learners in mind. To address their learning styles and needs, a digital textbook is usually designed with progress indicators, note-taking, reference tools, advanced searching, videos, animations, or audio resources.
Some digital textbooks are as simple as PDF versions of the original text, and some advanced textbooks can be used without cost to the students. The following are basic categories of digital textbooks: