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Montezuma Publishing Partners with Symtext, Industry Leading Digital Coursepack Platform Provider.

Montezuma Publishing (MP), the custom publishing division of San Diego State University’s Aztec Shops, has selected Symtext's Liquid Textbook platform to manage its custom publishing and digital coursepack program at SDSU and other partner campuses.

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Online College Textbooks Backed In Calif.

California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a package of bills that would allow college students to choose free online textbooks instead of costly printed ones for common undergraduate courses.

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Professor Pushes For Better E-Textbooks

Many students still prefer traditional product so educator worked to develop better option

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Getting a Handle on Textbook Costs

Textbooks are a big ticket purchase for college students, but that cost has declined slightly over the past five years. That’s not to say students are buying fewer books—or that textbook prices have gone down—but that they have found ways to bring the cost down, often with the help of campus bookstores.

Big Ideas: The Administrator's Bookshelf

Advocating for change in higher education

If you want a comprehensive view of the world of higher education, look no further than your local bookstore. Every month sees a wave of releases by administrators, scholars, analysts, and more focusing on the current state—good and bad—of higher education. We’ve chosen to highlight here some of the more interesting titles that have arrived at our offices. You’ll probably notice a common thread of thought among them. All the books below advocate dramatic changes to the very nature of higher education, and in many cases, they don’t just suggest change, they demand it.

UCLA Store Selects Symtext Liquid Textbooks for Its Custom Digital Learning Materials Program.

UCLA Store selects Symtext's Liquid Textbook platform to manage its custom publishing and digital coursepack requirements. Symtext's platform is used to build and distribute HTML5, mobile, social, custom digital learning materials.

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Some Universities Require Students To Use E-Textbooks

Students don't seem to want to buy e-textbooks. So some schools are simply forcing them.

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Follett Higher Education Group First to Save Students $1 Billion on Textbooks

Amidst rising higher education costs and student loan debt, college students across the country set a new record for saving this fall.

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