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Will Textbook of Future Be a Mac — or a PC?

With its $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble’s Nook, Microsoft is poised to face off with Apple once more – this time in the relatively untapped market of college textbooks.

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Tech analysts say Microsoft’s latest move, announced today, could help the company to grab a significant chunk of the college textbook market as more students begin to ditch paper books for the digital versions. “E-textbooks are definitely a growth space right now, and most [tech] companies are looking at their long-term potential,” says Todd Day, senior industry analyst at Frost & Sullivan, a market research firm. They’re not alone. Apple recently made a big push into textbooks with its new version of iBooks. And the company said last week it was increasing the iPad’s market share in K-12 classes by selling thousands of iPads to school districts.

Sales of print college textbooks dropped in recent years as a small, but growing number of students switched to e-textbooks. College bookstores sold $5.5 billion worth of books and other course materials during the 2010-11 academic year, down 4% from the prior year, according to the latest data from the National Association of College Stores. Although e-textbooks made up just 3% of all sales in 2010, that figure is expected to grow to 10% to 15% this fall.

That said, 75% of college students still prefer the traditional print textbook they’re accustomed to using, says Charles Schmidt, a spokesperson for the NACS. But when students now in elementary and middle school – who’ve been raised on e-books – enter college, hefty print books are expected to dive in popularity, he says.

For some students, e-textbooks can help them save on textbook costs. Students currently pay $655 on average per year on required course materials (that’s mostly textbooks). But e-textbooks sell for about 60% of the cost of a new book, says Schmidt. The costs to producing e-books are significantly lower than actual textbooks since they don’t have to print or ship them. Still, they’re not the cheapest option out there. Textbook rentals, which have gained traction with college students, cost about 33% to 55% of what new textbook sales charge, says Schmidt.

But as more students turn to mobile devices for learning and companies try to increase their market share in this sector, analysts says e-textbook costs could fall even further. In addition, their features are improving, and e-textbooks are gradually becoming more user-friendly than regular textbooks, says Day. For instance, rather than flipping through pages to find a statistic in an actual book, e-reader users can use the search function to find it faster. And going forward, more e-textbooks will allow students to highlight paragraphs similarly to how they would with an actual textbook, he says.

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/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,833 -47 2.49%
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/quotes/zigman/33772884/delayed 1,198 +40 3.49%
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/quotes/zigman/2260836/delayed 30.04 -0.85 2.75%
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CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,066 -134 3.20%
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