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WATCH: Students Campaign For Free Textbooks

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.24.2014 | College

Along with tuition, the price of college textbooks is also rising. Students at the University of Maryland are leading a campaign to make them free. Hu...

In The Public Interest : Open Textbooks and the Tech-Friendly Generation

Sarah Sather | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Sather

This September I entered my first year at the University of Montana, Missoula. Along with all the typical freshman year excitement of orientation and ...

Florida Initiative Offers Free Textbooks Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Looking for a bargain on those expensive college textbooks? How does free sound? A new state initiative called Orange Grove Texts Plus will provide...

Why I Love Open Educational Resources!

Jim Fruchterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jim Fruchterman

For people who can't afford educational materials, Open Educational Resources let them better use their limited resources. And for those who learn differently, there's the chance to see a topic in a completely different way.

Digital Textbooks, Real Gains for Education

Lisa Petrides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Petrides

Governor Schwarzenegger has a plan to make California the first state in the nation to provide its schools with free digital textbooks.

Textbook Downloads -- Green or Not?

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

Four years' worth of college textbooks use the paper equivalent of yields from at least six 40-foot trees.