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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

Reading Between the Lines: The Cost of Textbooks

Any economics textbook will tell readers that it’s not cost effective to buy a $250 book for one semester when the previous version is available at half the price. Textbook requirements place students in a financial bind, as total costs for some can exceed $1,000 in one semester, and no[Read More…]

by January 19, 2012 0 comments Opinion