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Amazon Now Offers Textbook Rental Service

Amazon Now Offers Textbook Rental Service

Amazon introduced its new textbook rental service today, just in time for back-to-school season. Similar to other rental sites like Chegg and UW’s University Bookstore rentals, Amazon offers students the option to pay a fraction of the book’s cover price to borrow the book for 130 days (one semester). Students then send the books back,Read more about Amazon Now Offers Textbook Rental Service[…]

E-Textbooks: “An Interesting Ride”

E-Textbooks: “An Interesting Ride”

E-Textbooks: “An Interesting Ride” Paul Musket, Darla Runyon, and Robin Schulze The following excerpt is based on an interview conducted at the EDUCAUSE annual meeting in October 2009 by Gerry Bayne, EDUCAUSE multimedia producer. To listen to the full podcast, go to In Conversation: The E-Textbook Conundrum. Gerry Bayne: One study I recently read suggestsRead more about E-Textbooks: “An Interesting Ride”[…]