I think the digitizing of books is an ingenious idea, and I truly wish it would eventually be extended to all books (particularly the extremely extensive, mystical, all-powerful college textbook). There were countless times while in college that when I needed a book, it was either already checked out, in some other university system that would take a week to deliver, in a special reserves room, or simply not available (hard to believe, isn't it?). Why make learning so difficult?Some may argue that it's just being lazy on the college student's part, but my counterargument is that it's simply the way students are being taught nowadays; we grew up on computers and the internet.It's a no-brainer to finally start entering the 21st century and allow books to be available online, like everything else has been for years (newspapers, music, movies, magazines..). I understand the legal battles need to be fought to ensure proper distribution and compensation, but knowledge available to everybody online is something that should not be undermined.
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