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Higher Education Beat: U of Minn Pursues Avenue For Less Costly Textbooks

The University of Minnesota hopes to lighten the load for students by finding textbooks that are less expensive or -- better yet -- free.

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AcademicPub Signs Custom College Plus Agreements With Simon Fraser University In Bc And York University In Toronto

AcademicPub™, the leading provider of custom books in the North American higher education market, today announced CUSTOM COLLEGE PLUS™ agreements with Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC, and York University in Toronto, ON to provide affordable print and digital textbooks and other course materials to students, beginning in the 2012/2013 academic year.

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CourseSmart Collaborates with Desire2Learn for Enhanced eTextbook Integration

Through Single Sign-On, Faculty and Students Seamlessly Access over 30,000 eTextbooks and Digital Course Materials

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Houghton Mifflin Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishers Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after reaching an agreement to eliminate $3.1 billion of its debt.

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New Partnership between Follett and Inkling Gives Students More Access to Interactive Digital Textbooks

This fall, students at colleges and universities with bookstores managed by Follett Higher Education Group will have another digital textbook option. Follett and Inkling Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership to offer Inkling's enhanced, interactive digital textbooks through the more than 900 college stores operated by Follett as well as online via efollett.com®.

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Judge Sides With Georgia State U On Copyright Fight

A federal judge sided with Georgia State University on a range of copyright infringement claims filed by three publishing houses in a ruling that administrators said could set an important precedent for how educational data is used by schools.

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Gonzaga Selects Follett Higher Education Group to Manage Campus Bookstore Operations

Gonzaga University has chosen Follett Higher Education Group to manage its campus bookstore operations, effective June 1. A selection committee made up of administrators, faculty and students chose Follett after a thorough evaluation as the company with the experience, technology and resources to best serve Gonzaga’s community.

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As Prices For Textbooks Remain High, Grand Valley State U Looks To The Used Book Market To Help Students Save

Grand Valley State University says it’s helping drive down the cost of an item that’s often difficult for cash-strapped students to afford: textbooks.

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