Welcome to The CITE -- a blog on Course materials, Innovation, and Technology in Education, created by Mark Nelson and now part of the Publications Department of the National Association of College Stores. CITE is a pun with multiple meanings - referring to cite as in citation, something people reference; site as in location, website, or place people go to; and sight as in foresight or looking ahead to what is coming. Comments, discussion, feedback and ideas are welcome.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Is Barnes & Noble preparing to launch an e-reader?

There could be another competitor vying for market share in the e-reader space this holiday season. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Barnes & Noble is preparing to launch its own e-reader and it could happen next month. B & N has not confirmed this news but according to the article, the device could have a 6-inch E Ink touch-screen and wireless connection to download books from the B&N store.

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