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Colleges May Start Forcing Switch To eTextbooks

October 25th, 2010 10:52 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Here’s the new approach under consideration by college leaders and textbook manufacturers: ‘Colleges require students to pay a course-materials fee, which would be used to buy e-books for all of them (whatever text the professor recommends, just as in the old model).’ That may be ‘the best way to control skyrocketing costs and may actually save the textbook industry from digital piracy,’ proponents claim.”

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