Project 252


Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:Scribd
Bref Description:Subscription service with access to more than one million books, audiobooks and comics.
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Android (phone/tablet) App
  • IOS (iPhone/iPod Touch) App
  • IOS (iPad/iPad Mini) App
  • Other: Kindle Fire app
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:subscription, book, reading, open publishing, sharing
EdTech Tool Uses:Scribd has been described as Netflix for books. It provides a subscription service that allows the user access to over one million publications - mainly books but also audiobooks, comics and magazines - and with no limits to the number that you can download to your device. Scribd can also be used for open publishing (make a document freely available to the public with no commission for the author) and you can easily upload files from from any device or from Google Drive, Gmail, Dropbox and other services.
Education Level(s):
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Free trial (e.g: 30 days) then need to pay for it