Textbook News: OpenStax College Releases first iBooks Textbook

Are college textbooks finally embracing the digital age? With the rapid growth rate of E-Readers and Digital Devices, the release of the first iBooks Textbook could be a sign that things are changing in the textbook area.  If you haven’t heard of iBooks before it is Apple’s e-book reader available for free from the Apple […]

Enhance your college student experience with Google Services

Recent interns and graduates working at Google have put together College Tips by Google to help college students utilize Google Services to improve the college experience.  These college tips are broken up into three main categories: 1) Prospective College Students This category is focused on helping anyone thinking about getting into college.  The tips start […]

Nebraska Book Company to close multiple college textbook stores

Nebraska Book Company (NBC) reports they are closing at least seven “off-campus” textbook bookstores: Florida Book Store, Gainesville, FL; Chattanooga Books, Chattanooga, TN; Madison Textbooks, Madison, WI; Spirit Shop, Lubbock, TX; Traditions Bookstore, College Station, TX; The College Store, Akron, OH; and GotUsed Bookstore, Pittsburgh, PA.  The named stores are to remain open for the […]

Textbook wholesale company NBC can’t get financing

As we previously reported Nebraska Book Company (NBC), a textbook wholesaler based out of Lincoln, Nebraska, filed for bankruptcy and hoped to obtain funding to allow it to emerge from court protection.  The JournalStar is reporting that NBC is having difficulty finding anyone to loan it the funds required to leave bankruptcy court protection.  NBC […]

Textbook wholesale company NBC can’t get financing

As we previously reported Nebraska Book Company (NBC), a textbook wholesaler based out of Lincoln, Nebraska, filed for bankruptcy and hoped to obtain funding to allow it to emerge from court protection.  The JournalStar is reporting that NBC is having difficulty finding anyone to loan it the funds required to leave bankruptcy court protection.  NBC […]