eTexts Initiative at Ball State University

VideoWatch a video overview of eTexts by Courseload, Ball State's partner in providing eTexts to students and faculty.

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eTexts are more than simply textbooks in a digital wrapper.

They empower students and faculty with an interactive tool that enhances collaboration and improves learning.

Ball State is offering faculty members the opportunity to use eTexts for courses offered in spring 2014 or later. 

Key Benefits of eTexts 

  • Lower costs; up to 65 percent off
  • Easy-to-use Interactive features such as custom highlighting and annotating, bookmarking, searching, and printing
  • High-quality materials accessible on your computer or mobile device 
  • The ability to share notes with students or study groups
  • And much more


Find out if eTexts will be used in any of your upcoming courses. Need more? Read our frequently asked questions.


Search for available eTexts and learn how to order. Deadlines for ordering eTexts are the same as hard-copy textbooks.



If you want to know more about the initiative or if you represent a publisher, contact Yasemin Tunc.

eTexts: An initiative from the offices of Academic Affairs and Information Technology