The venerable publisher of study guides, CliffsNotes, a division of Wiley Publishing, today launched a collection of five $0.99 iPhone applications for students that combine the company’s free podcasts on classic literature titles, CliffsNotes CramCast. The products offer the ability to download a CramCast on a specific title, one of these five books, the text of which are can be read within the application:
After listening, the application lets users study using a “CramPlan,” which is based on CliffsNotes guides and review quizzes, on their iPhone. The tools included in the application also provide character relationship maps and student reminders, such as the ability to highlight text.
Here’s a link to the To Kill a Mockingbird app.