About eTexts

What are eTexts?

You might think of eTexts as facsimiles of paper textbooks. At IU, they represent multiple forms of digital learning materials that enhance both traditional and flipped classroom environments.

Unizin Engage

IU eTexts are powered by the Unizin Engage e-reading platform, which integrates with the Canvas learning management system to provide access to course materials via any device. Additional benefits include: 

  • Immediate availability of all course materials
  • Access to all eTexts for the duration of a student's enrollment
  • On-demand printing options
  • Real-time learner analytics
  • Instructor contextual guidance through annotations
  • Live tools that turn passive reading into an active process