Google adds e-textbooks to offerings

July 25, 2013

Google announced this week that it would be adding e-textbooks to its online offerings. Beginning in August, users will be able to go to “Google Play Books” and purchase a variety of textbooks for full price or rent them for 6 months at up to 80% off. The tech company made the announcement as it unveiled its new Nexus 7 tablet, and said it is working with Cengage, Wiley, Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Macmillan. Inside Higher Ed | Android Press