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Digital Textbooks

Multimedia tools that provide educational content. Some are simply digitized versions of print textbooks, others incorporate interactive features and are optimized for different platforms.

Digital Textbooks (also known as eBooks) are electronic books which are stored, accessed and managed on computer or web-based tools.  Digital Textbooks may be exact digital recreations of physical books or may be enhanced with interactive features like animations and links.  Digital Textbooks are often connected to a particular digital library application or may be open source and able to be read by many electronic readers.