Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 6:54pm
UW-Madison and five other major universities announced plans this week to try buying electronic textbooks in bulk, an experiment that officials say could help rein in burdensome textbook costs and bring e-textbooks into the mainstream.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 01/09/2012 - 5:59pm
When David Wiley sees something broken, he wants to fix it, especially if it has to do with access to education. With emerging technology that can transform the way instructional content is delivered, the Brigham Young University scholar contends that now is the time to reform a system bogged down by proprietary concerns.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 12/14/2011 - 6:44pm
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg announced Tuesday that he will push for legislation to create an online, open-source library to reduce the cost of course materials for college students across the state.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 6:33pm
Follett Higher Education Group, the leading provider of college store and used book services, today announced its investment in a new distribution center in Aurora, Ill. that will enable the company to continue to grow its business and lead the industry. The 551,200-square-foot structure will increase Follett's processing productivity to make more books available for wholesale and direct-to-consumer orders.