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Kanye West Actually Made Some Pretty Good Points On Twitter For Once
Yeezy's tweetstorm about the price of textbooks highlights a serious issue, and one that could be fixed.
Why McGraw-Hill Is Offering $100 for Your #usedtextbookproblems
Outreach and Policy Manager, Creative Commons USA
Here's the catch: the big textbook publishers that are charging $200 a book don't want students to buy used textbooks -- it means less profit for them.
Occupy The Bookstore: A Chrome Plugin For Finding Cheaper Textbooks
Broke and beleaguered college students sick of being gouged when buying textbooks need only to head on over to this Reddit
Why College Students Are Stealing Their Textbooks
College students have long complained about the ridiculously high cost of textbooks. But irritation over price gouging is
Why Textbooks Cost So Much
STUDENTS can learn a lot about economics when they buy Greg Mankiw’s “Principles of Economics”—even if they don’t read it
The Weirdest, Most WTF Photos From College Textbooks (NSFW)
As college students around the country study for exams procrastinate, some turned to a Reddit thread this week to share some
Majority Of Students Have Skipped Buying A College Textbook Because They're Too Expensive
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group, a progressive research and advocacy organization, found in a survey that 65 percent
College Textbooks Could Be Free Under Legislation Introduced In Congress
Durbin cited the success of a $150,000 grant to the University of Illinois for its Open Source Textbook Initiative. Thanks
4 Ways To Get Free College Textbooks
By Kelsey Sheehy, U.S. News & World Report
There is a catch, though. To use the Kindle library, students need to own the namesake e-reader. They also need to subscribe
CU-Boulder Book Store To Offer Textbook Rental Options For Nearly All Titles
By The Boulder Daily Camera, The Boulder Daily Camera
And, when the majority of students return for the fall semester, 97 percent of the roughly 3,600 textbooks that the CU Bookstore
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Authors Gone Rogue: 9 College Textbooks With Misinformation
SVP, Textbooks and eCommerce
Some of these textbooks have such a long lifespan, it is impossible for them to remain objective and completely correct for decades, which makes finding errors today an easy task.
College Textbook Prices Increasing Faster Than Tuition And Inflation
Other moves by the textbook industry, such as issuing new editions, also drive up the cost according to a 2011 survey from
Open Access and the Duty of Higher Education
Trent M. Kays
Writer, Professor, Rhetorician, & Internet Researcher
There simply is no supportable argument to not make academic publications open access. It is simple and easy to do, and it requires minimal effort.
Books and Their Relation to Student Wallets
Online Marketplace for College Life
You will probably never get all the money you spent back on the books. But it doesn't have to be excruciating on your wallet. Be a smart student shopper and know your options!
This Textbook Costs More Than $1 Per Page To Read (PHOTO)
It's just a textbook, but it packs quite a financial punch. "This book costs $187," she wrote. "That is more than $1/page
Is the Classroom a Proper Place for Electronic Reading Devices?
College English Instructor in Northern California
E-books and e-readers seem to be here to stay for better or worse. The nature of education in the years to come is going to be determined by my technologically-savvy students.
Bill To Cut Costs Of College Books In The Works For Ohio
Publishers would have to provide less costly electronic versions of textbooks to students, and stores would have to buy back
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