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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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Solar Energy International Chooses Pearson for Professional Textbook Series

Solar Energy International (SEI), a leading provider of technical training in solar, wind, water power and natural building technologies, has selected Pearson to create a new professional textbook series available in print and eBook formats, Pearson announced today.

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Three Big Publishers Sue Free-Textbook Company

Boston start-up denies its business is built on copyright infringement

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Tech Start-Up to Help College Bookstores Increase Revenues and Enhance Higher Education Affordability for Students

HubEdu.com, an educational technology platform that partners with college bookstores to increase their revenues and to enhance higher education affordability for students, officially launched today at the CAMEX Campus Market Expo 2012 in the Salt Palace.

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Rafter Launches to Revolutionize the Entire Course Materials Process for Students, Educators, and Administrators, Making Education More Affordable, Accessible and Effective

Rafter today launched as a new education technology company offering a network of software services that enable administrators and educators to better control cost and manage course materials for their students.

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Apple Dives Into Textbook Game

On January 19, Apple held a much-hyped education event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City where the company revealed its move into the textbook distribution market with the release of the iBooks 2 and iBooks Author apps.

Notable for its higher ed implications, iBooks Author is available as a free download from the Mac App Store and lets anyone with a Mac create iBooks textbooks and publish them to Apple’s iBookstore. Education technology experts weigh in on how this could change how professors disseminate information.

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California State U To Trade Ad Campaign For Cheaper Textbooks

An ad campaign for a certain textbook publisher will appear on California State University campuses this spring in the form of memos to faculty, notices in student newspapers, and posters at bookstore counters.

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Big Savings for U.S. Students in Open-Source Book Program

Students worried about the rising cost of college textbooks are about to get a break. Connexions, an initiative at Rice University in Houston devoted to producing textbooks using open-source materials, will produce free textbooks for five of the most-attended subjects in American colleges.

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