Yale Bookstore grapples with textbook rush

Published in Uncategorized on 4th February 2014

Yale Bookstore grapples with textbook rush
Though students saw shorter lines at the Yale Bookstore this semester than in the fall, many struggled with books selling out just days after the beginning of the term. The introduction of the textbook rental program in fall 2012 made the bookstore
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Rentals surge at campus bookstore
The “rush” — the time at the beginning of each semester when college students rush to buy up to about $ 1,000 worth of textbooks — has come and gone. Instead of spending an arm and a leg on books, UNLV students are opting for a more effi cient way to
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College textbook sticker shock causes students to leave books on the shelves
Despite new technologies and a 2012 California law promising college students relief from soaring textbook costs, students' bookstore spending is higher than ever — now about $ 1,200 for books and supplies. And a new survey shows that students are 
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Blackboard Introduces Plans for New Online Bookstore
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Blackboard Inc. today announced plans to introduce an online bookstore in an effort to simplify the process for students to purchase assigned course materials. The company is kicking off the initiative with
Read more on Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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