TITLE

SoftBook Press Begins First Tests Of E-Book In K-12 Settings

PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;03/13/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that SoftBook Press has begun the first tests of its electronic book in the K-12 market in 2000.
ACCESSION #
2935988

 

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