Archive | August, 2016

RedShelf raises $4M to shake up #College #Textbook market

23 Aug

college textbooks along the other. E-textbook company RedShelf today … the next generation of students have to buy the books again. With RedShelf’s model, the publishers make more moolah by selling books every year, rather than just when the books …

What The Tech? App of the Day: Apps for #College students

22 Aug

Here are 5 apps for college students that can almost guarantee a higher GPA and a little extra money left over from buying textbooks. iStudiez keeps track of assignments, schedules and homework. You set it up by adding your classes, room numbers …

#Textbook Comparison Site, TextSurf, Gears Students up for Back-to-school Savings

22 Aug

“Our company is all about creating ways to make college life easier through technology,” said co-founder Dan Thibodeau. “The prices of textbooks are outrageous these days and not everyone can afford them, nor should they need to pay that muc

#College Essentials: School Supplies

22 Aug

Best Buy is a great place to buy electronics — they offer a variety of both laptops and tablets with exclusive deals released regularly for college students. Each course and professor demand different resources, which makes shopping for textbooks …

#College libraries reinvented for digital age – Kankakee Daily Journal

22 Aug

College libraries reinvented for digital ageKankakee Daily JournalAs books have given way to network bandwidth, college libraries also are being equipped with media production labs, high-tech “maker spaces” where students can use 3-D printers and laser …