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Mizzou trying to reduce cost of textbooks

28 Jul

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced plans to reduce the cost of attendance and improve students’ education.
The school is now using online databases to reduce the costs of textbooks for students. The system-wide initiative is expected to save students $7.2 million.

Source KSHB

World’s oldest Physics textbook sells for over $790,000

14 May

Some people may have hated their Physics textbooks in schools, but this one just got a lot of love to the tune of over $790,000, or nearly P40 million. According to a report on New Atlas, a dedication copy of Galileo Galilei’s “Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche, intorno due nuove scienze attenenti alla mecanica & i movimenti locali (Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences)” was sold for €727,919 (US$791,190). The report noted that the artifact is “regarded by many as the world’s first Physics textbook.” – See more at: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/science/610375/world-s-oldest-physics-textbook-sells-for-over-790-000/story/#sthash.Eis1WBGa.dpuf

Leading Online #Textbook Seller Reveals Tips on Saving, Even Making, Money on #Textbooks

5 Jan

If you just felt the sting of forking over more money than you’d like for college textbooks … http://www.texts.com allow students to post their books for other students on the same campus to see. Buy Low, Sell High If you are willing to sell your …
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How to buy cheap college textbooks 

31 Dec

How to Buy Cheap College Textbooks: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

http://m.wikihow.com/Buy-Cheap-College-Textbooks

5 Best #College #Textbook resources (Other than your campus bookstore)

31 Dec

Buying your college textbooks at the campus bookstore is becoming a thing of the past. The books are often outrageously overpriced and you are forced to buy the books rather than rent them. After the semester is over your $250.00 Microeconomics book can be …
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