Web set to kill off textbooks

<p>The international market for textbooks is on the verge of radical change because of the growth of the internet, Palgrave Macmillan managing director Dominic Knight told delegates.</p><p>Fellow speaker Jaime Marshall, associate publishing director at Palgrave Macmillan, predicted a future where "all educational material will be available online, and a lot of core material such as big textbook packages will be available only in an online form".</p><p>He said it was highly likely that the ebook would emerge as a viable, inexpensive technology, and pay-as-you-go content would develop. </p><p...

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