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Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.
A startup company offers students free alternatives to leading textbooks in key college courses -- taking aim at publishers, who aren't pleased.
In an attempt to be more timely and relevant, Princeton plans to publish early chapters of forthcoming book on 2012 election in electronic form, free.
In new novel, acclaimed author Joyce Carol Oates depicts the struggles -- both external and psychological -- of a university's first female president.
Should libraries' e-reserves be barred from citing fair use to share material that might be "the heart of the work"?
Despite its volume, 350-page court ruling in landmark case on fair use left many questions unanswered.
In landmark ruling, federal judge rejects most arguments made by publishers in suit against Georgia State over e-reserves. But she also imposes some rules that could complicate life for librarians and professors.
U. of Minnesota will catalog and offer peer reviews of open-source textbooks, aiming to help professors find those materials and give them the confidence to assign them.
Supreme Court will decide on whether less expensive, foreign-made editions of textbooks can be lawfully sold to thrifty U.S. students.
A Texas community college district wants to save money for students by selecting common materials for each course. Faculty object, saying their teaching role is being diminished.
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