This past Monday the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges announced the launch of the Open Course Library to help college students combat the rising cost of education by providing a new alternative for cheap textbooks. The state of Washington has put up $750,000 which was matched by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to make the library possible. Open Course Library is Continue Reading about Open Course Library offers Cheap Textbooks Alternative
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A recent article in The New York Times claims that college students, despite being a technology generation, still opt to buy or rent textbooks instead of purchasing electronic format textbooks. We all know textbooks are expensive costing on average $700 or more for a year's worth, but they are very heavy so would not students walking around texting want to carry their books electronically? The Continue Reading about College students prefer print textbooks to eTextbooks?