27 German Publishers Will Launch Their Own Open Textbook Platform
Following Apple’s move into education sphere with the introduction of the new “iBooks Author” and “iBooks 2.0” platform, new reports say that 27 textbook publishers in Germany will join together to combat Apple with their own digital textbook platform. The platform will be released in time for the beginning of the next school year.
As German publication Boersenblatt.net
There is not many details, but the publication said the digital platform would be open and available to all publishers and vendors as well as being supported on all operating systems and devices.
“There’s going to be both online and offline modes, and teachers and students will be able to purchase eBooks from different publishers and manage them on a shelf.”
According to related textbooks news, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apple’s educational publishing partner for the iBooks 2.0 platform, is
In addition to the content available in HMH’s
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