Post Tagged with: "follett"

At least three Georgetown University book store employees were not rehired when Barnes & Noble College took over operations from Follett in June.

Bookstore Employees Lose Jobs in Vendor Transition

At least three Georgetown University Bookstore employees, including an employee who has worked at the bookstore for more than 30 years, lost their jobs when the bookstore switched vendors from Follett to Barnes & Noble College last month. Former bookstore employee LuAnne Buzzanca was turned down for part-time and full-time[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
University Bookstore Switches Vendors To Barnes & Noble

University Bookstore Switches Vendors To Barnes & Noble

The Georgetown University Bookstore will switch vendors from Follett to Barnes & Noble when the university’s contract with Follett expires at the end of June 2016. The decision to switch from Follett, which has been the bookstore’s vendor for the past 20 years, came after a year of deliberation by[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The Georgetown University Bookstore launched a new line of Star Wars-branded merchandise Sept. 16. The new product line coincides with the upcoming release of “Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.”

Bookstore Debuts Star Wars Apparel

As soon as visitors walk into the Georgetown University Bookstore, Yoda welcomes them on a Georgetown-branded Star Wars T-shirt that reads “You must unlearn what you have learned.” The T-shirt is part of a larger collection of Georgetown Star Wars merchandise the bookstore began selling Sept. 16 in anticipation of[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Michelle Xu

A Textbook Definition of Greed

Given the outrageous  —  and rising  —  costs of textbooks, it would be reasonable to assume that universities across the country are making a concerted effort to work in students’ best interests and keep prices down. Sadly, this assumption would be wrong. Universities, in fact, generally have exclusivity contracts with[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Blackboard to Sell Books

On Jan. 29th, Blackboard Inc. announced plans to enter the online bookstore market, garnering support from students and textbook providers alike, with an aim to integrate course materials into the digital content the platform already provides. The online bookstore, which will sell new and used textbooks, as well as rental[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News