CourseSmart Gives Away an iPad Every Day Through August 30th

Student winners are already taking advantage of CourseSmart’s “eTextbooks for the iPad” App on their brand new iPads

SAN MATEO, Calif., – August 25, 2010 – CourseSmart, the world’s largest provider of eTextbooks, is providing students at colleges and universities nationwide the chance to win an iPad and access more than 90 percent of core higher education textbooks as eTextbooks via “eTextbooks for the iPad” App. CourseSmart’s iPad-a-Day Giveaway promotion offers college students the ability to study smarter this Fall by experiencing the unique functionality of the large form tablet device, giving students the ultimate mobile solution to access all of the most popular, in-demand textbooks and course materials, anytime-anywhere at a savings of up to 60%.

Through August 30th, CourseSmart will be giving away an iPad every day. Additional details and entry rules are available at and students in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada are encouraged to enter. A unique winner will be selected and notified daily.

One recent winner of CourseSmart’s iPad-a-Day Giveaway stated, “As I head back to school this semester, my new iPad will certainly be an asset for my classes and studies. I will be saving more than $120 on one of my textbooks by purchasing it via CourseSmart and now I can access it on my new iPad too,” said Mark Freudenthal, Case Western Reserve University.

Contest winners will also be in a position to provide CourseSmart with direct feedback on their experience with CourseSmart’s “eTextbooks for the iPad” App, because CourseSmart is also providing winning students with a complimentary CourseSmart eTextbook. Allowing the company to further develop and update the App on a regular basis, student feedback on enhancements to the features and benefits is a critical component to continuously improve student usability and interactivity on the tablet device.

CourseSmart is the only provider of digital textbooks to make all of its eTextbook titles available anytime, anywhere on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch using a free app that can be downloaded from the iPad and iPhone App Stores. The CourseSmart eTextbook App is available free of charge from Apple’s App Store on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch at

Currently, whether accessing eTextbooks via laptops, eReaders, tablets or other mobile devices, students enjoy the savings, convenience and digital efficiencies of CourseSmart’s eTextbooks, including:

• Up to 60% savings on more than 90% of all core higher education textbooks in use today
• Instant, anytime, anywhere access to materials via or various mobile devices and tablets, including the iPhone and iPad
• Search functionality for topics within a single book or across an entire eTextbook stack
• Highlighting and note-taking capabilities within the eTextbook, which can be easily retrieved or searched
• Ability to cut and paste as well as email sections, notes and highlighted text
• Page fidelity and preservation, mirroring the print edition’s page numbers, full text, diagrams, illustrations and charts
• Access to Table of Contents
• The choice to print only what one needs

For more information or to purchase your assigned textbook as an eTextbook, visit

About CourseSmart

CourseSmart provides eTextbooks and digital course materials that improve the educational process by offering instructors and students a unique combination of the right course material, anywhere, any-time access and a low cost. As the world’s largest digital course materials supplier, CourseSmart has a rapidly growing digital library of more than 90% of core higher education textbooks offered as eTextbooks, the same titles produced by major publishers in print and recommended by faculty across North America. The company’s eTextbooks can be purchased for up to 60% less than print texts and offer users the ability to print what they need as well as search and copy and paste features which help to streamline students’ studies. Additional information can be found on the company’s Web site:


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