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2012-08-08 06:22:48

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this semester, McGraw-Hill Higher Education will make its industry-leading personal digital tutor - McGraw-Hill LearnSmart - available for students to purchase directly. Traditionally, McGraw-Hill has marketed LearnSmart, which is available in almost every subject area, to universities and professors for class-wide adoption, which it will continue to do. But now, students can access LearnSmart on their own - a move...

2012-08-08 06:22:15

Saved college students more than $300 million during 2011-12 school year OBERLIN, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College students seeking to save money on textbooks need look no further than their local college store. Nearly all college stores now offer textbook rental programs of some kind, resulting in substantial cash savings for millions of students, according to the The National Association of College Stores (NACS). (Logo:...

2012-08-07 23:01:48

Knoji launches coverage of popular teacher and school supply stores. The website lists consumer reviews and coupons for stores like For Teachers Only, Discount School Supply, Academic Superstore and others. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Knoji, a comprehensive consumer knowledge base, announces consumer review coverage of teacher and school supply online stores. The aim of Knoji's school supply stores category is to equip readers with all the information they need to make the...

2012-07-31 06:24:40

College store innovations helping students save money OBERLIN, Ohio, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students estimate they spend $655 annually on required course materials - that is down from $667 two years ago and from $702 four years ago, according to the latest Student Watch(TM) study conducted by OnCampus Research, a division of the National Association of College Stores (NACS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31761LOGO) "This is terrific news for...

2012-07-30 23:01:03

Knoji announces the launch of consumer reviews of popular textbook rental sites. The reviews cover companies like Bookrenter, Chegg and others. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Knoji, a rapidly growing consumer knowledge base, introduces consumer review coverage of the textbook rentals market. The aim of the company's textbook rental reviews is to provide people with objective reviews and ratings of popular textbook rental websites written by fellow consumers. With the growing number...

2012-07-24 06:25:06

Says settlement would hamper competition in textbook pricing OBERLIN, Ohio, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of College Stores (NACS) has requested that the Department of Justice and the U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York implement a clearer definition of e-books in the proposed settlement in U.S. v. Apple Inc. et al. so as not to hinder competition in the e-textbook arena. In the complaint, the Department of Justice accused Apple...

2012-07-24 02:26:43

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CourseSmart®, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, today announced that it has saved students more than $100M on eTextbooks and digital course materials since it was founded in 2007. CourseSmart has the most comprehensive library of higher education content available, offering over 90% of the core textbooks in use today, or 30,000 titles from over 33 publishers, for a guaranteed, upfront savings of up to...

2012-07-13 23:01:01

Yearbook Printing Company UBuildABook Discovers How To Take Advantage of Digital Technology and Pass the Benefit Onto the Customer in the Form of Lower Costs, Quicker Turnaround Times, No Leftover Books, and More Options Overall. Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 The annual school yearbook has been a longstanding tradition. However, the sale of school yearbooks by elementary, middle and high schools can be a significant cost to students and schools. Most public schools and some private...

2012-07-11 06:24:13

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CourseSmart®, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, today announced an expanded agreement to provide the CourseSmart Building Block for the Blackboard Learn(TM) platform throughout the United States and Canada. With the integration, students and instructors have seamless and efficient access to CourseSmart's library of more than 30,000 eTextbooks and eResources directly within Blackboard Learn. The...

2012-07-09 23:03:07

College Students use social website to exchange books for a discounted price. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 PostYourBook.com has arrived, and it´s right on time! College students needed a fair and better way to buy and sell their textbooks, now they have it. Here´s a familiar scenario: College students buy a textbook for around $200, sell it back to the school bookstore for $50, and then sell it for $150! It´s time to change this common situation by eliminating...