Highlighting E-Readers

Steve Kolowich, Inside Higher Ed, Feb 23, 2010
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Making e-book readers more like books actually impairs their usefulness, according to a study. "'Because it was difficult to take notes on the Kindle, because PDF documents could not be annotated or highlighted at all, and because it was hard to look at more than one document at once, the Kindle was occasionally a tool that was counter-productive to scholarship,' Princeton researchers wrote in a summary of their study, released Monday."
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