New Tool for Rewriting E-Textbooks

February 22, 2010

Macmillan, a major textbook publisher, is today introducing a new service that will let faculty members customize digital textbooks, adding and subtracting chapters, and to rewrite individual sentences and paragraphs, The New York Times reported. While coursepacks that allow faculty members to build customized digital or print materials for courses are common, this system may go further in allowing professors to overhaul a single existing work.

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