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Toward an electronic marketplace for higher education

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4 Author(s)
Mourad, M. ; IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, NY, USA ; Hanley, G.L. ; Sperling, B.B. ; Gunther, J.

The availability of digital content has created opportunities for universities and publishers to improve the marketplace. Google lets users search a world of information in a second, and Amazon promotes a user community by publishing users' product evaluations and recommendations. These models motivate an education electronic marketplace (ede-marketplace) as well as reshape how academic institutions view information discovery, evaluation, and acquisition. A case study of a MERLOT-IBM prototype shows framework for the secure creation, management, and delivery of digital content for education and offers insights into service requirements.

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Computer  (Volume:38 ,  Issue: 6 )