I will be starting a BSN program in the fall. I am an older (30-something) student but appreciate electronic media. I have an ipad (gen 1) and an iphone. I am very frustrated with the slow pace that textbook publishers are taking in providing electronic books. I would pay extra to get both a hardcopy and e-book version of a text and I bet I'm not alone. I've pretty much accepted that my actual textbooks do not have electronic versions (except one which offers a dual hardcopy/ e-book package).
I am wondering if anyone is using/ has used the skyscape apps for required materials like Taber's and NANDA? Did you find it a useful format? Did you (or would you suggest) also purchasing the hardbound version of the materials? I understand instructors say to bring all material to class/ clinical all the time but is this the reality? I would not bring my ipad to clinical unless there is a secure area to lock it up. So I'm wondering if it would be a hinderance were I to only purchase the skyscape version of these resources. I'm also wondering if the skyscape resources (once purchased) will work on both my iphone and ipad without having to purchase them twice?
Thank you -