Western Sydney University Provides E-Textbooks From 60 Academic Publishers to Students via ProQuest’s Ebook Central Platform
UPDATE You can learn more about how the program works direct from Western Sydney University. This page includes an intro to the program and FAQ with 18 questions/answers. Even more in this December 2016 news release from WSU.
A ground-breaking collaboration between Western Sydney University and ProQuest provides digital textbooks for commencing university students through the University’s library.
One of the world’s largest initiatives of its kind, Western Sydney University is differentiating itself from other universities by making etextbooks from 60 academic publishers available to students via ProQuest’s Ebook Central.
The etextbooks can be used online or they can be downloaded onto the students’ preferred devices, including smartphones and tablets.
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