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U of Minnesota Releases “Cultivating Change in the Academy”, Highlights Future of the Book

This collection of 50+ chapters showcases a sampling of academic technology projects underway across the University of Minnesota, projects that we hope inspire other faculty and staff to consider, utilize, or perhaps even develop new solutions that have the potential … Continue reading

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How Law Schools Could Save Students $150 Million (updated)

There are over 140,000* law students in the 201 ABA accredited law schools in the US. According to the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), higher education students spend an average of $1100 per year on books. Do the math and … Continue reading

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A Book Is A Book And Other Thoughts On Our Webby Future

In February I wrote that every book is a website and we need to embrace the webiness of books. This led to some good discussion about the nature of books generally and casebooks in particular and about the nature of … Continue reading

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More to eLangdell than the “e:” How Legal Educators Can Use & Adopt Our Books.

So tell the truth. Some of you looked briefly at eLangdell and dismissed it as an e-book project. “I don’t even have an e-reader?,” “Students can’t highlight/make notes in e-books,” “I just like print,” and “What will I do with … Continue reading

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The Future of The (Case)Book Is The Web

Recently there has been an explosion of advances in the ebook arena. New tools, new standards and formats, and new platforms seem to be coming out every day. The rush to get books into an “e” format is on, but … Continue reading

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Why We Fight

It is a happy coincidence that Open Access Week coincides with my inaugural post on the new CALI Spotlight blog.  I am a HUGE fan of Open Access – and all of the Opens, really…Open Source, Open Education, Open Data, … Continue reading

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