‘I’ve been crying all day … happy tears’: Young cellist with tormented past is in disbelief at over $141,000 in donations

13 May

Eddie Adams didn’t have the money to buy college textbooks this semester, so he had to rely on his classmates at George Mason University to loan him theirs. He is the principal cellist in the school …

Opinion: The Problems with #Textbook Buybacks

2 May

This issue is more complex than just saying that the program randomly chooses which books to buy back and at what rate; the cost of college textbooks is something that, while at this point a …

Predictions of Print #Textbooks’ Death Remain Greatly Exaggerated

26 Apr

Specific to college textbooks, print-only titles accounted for 45 percent … said 75 percent of its core curriculum revenues in 2019 will come from blended programs, where customers buy a combination …

USD partners with online #Textbook retailer; ends on-campus bookstore

31 Mar

VERMILLION, S.D. — Starting next semester, there will be no physical outlet to buy college textbooks on campus at the University of South Dakota or in the city of Vermillion. The university …

Why are #Textbooks so expensive?

8 Mar

and book rental sites have helped to defray the high cost of college textbooks. Some sites even offer a buy-by-the-chapter service. But the fact is, the cost of college textbooks increased 1,041 perce…