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May 5, 2021 • 1 minute read
By: Rick Johnson

I am proud of the tremendous progress that we have made in the accessibility of our products, and, even more critical, the outstanding progress the entire ecosystem has made in creating and adopting standards.

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Making OER Easy

October 3, 2018 • 2 minute read

Institutions across the country are looking for ways to reduce the cost of education. One of the many options available to do this is open educational resources (OER). However,...

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Tips for Teaching with Bookshelf

August 1, 2018 • 1 minute read

 Digital course materials are more robust, interactive, and valuable than many realize. Research shows that 60% of students feel that digital learning technology—like...

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Op-ed: The villain cheating students and faculty

July 2, 2018 • 2 minute read

This op-ed was originally published on eCampus News on June 13, 2018. There is a pervasive villain that strikes at the very heart of higher education. Its wound is painless yet...

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Fresno State saves big with successful Inclusive Access pilot

June 18, 2018 • 1 minute read

Fresno State’s Kennel Bookstore was facing a dilemma: How could they tackle affordability when their sell-through rates were low? The answer to Fresno State’s problem was...

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Op-ed: Consider Access and Quality when Developing Free Digital Textbooks

June 11, 2018 • 2 minute read

This op-ed was originally published in The74 on June 4, 2018.The growing cost of higher education is a major issue for students, families, and colleges. Tuition has more than...

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Best Practices for Integrating Digital Materials Into Your Course

May 9, 2018 • 2 minute read

Nearly all college students, 92 percent to be exact, believe that digital textbooks have advantages over traditional textbooks, but studies find that faculty are more reluctant...

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Washington Post explores the revolution in college course materials

April 24, 2018 • 1 minute read

The Washington Post recently explored the revolution in college course materials in an article published on April 14, 2018. The article investigated questions about cost,...

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Celebrating Campus Store Success

March 1, 2018 • 2 minute read

After the spring back-to-school rush, our friends in the independent campus store industry come together for two key conferences, the Independent Collegiate Bookstore...

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Teaming Up to Address Affordability and Access

February 8, 2018 • 1 minute read

Across the nation, a growing number of colleges and universities are looking for innovative solutions that can help lower costs and raise student achievement.One of the many...

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VitalSource Bridge helps get content to the right people at the right time

January 5, 2018 • 1 minute read

How many internal meetings have left your team saying, “if only we had a platform for those customers, we’d grow sales” or “If only we had a way to easily sell collections, we...

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Easy access to digital tools to support student success

December 21, 2017 • 1 minute read

As a father or two young boys, I recently attended parent-teacher conferences where my children went through stations showing their recent work. When we reached the computer...

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The value of Bookshelf: A student perspective

October 31, 2017 • 1 minute read

As an undergrad, I went to a public university and, like most students, heavily relied on textbooks to complete and be successful in my studies. Early in my academic career, I...

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