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2014-05-14 12:27:42

Tech Tools Help Educators Turn the Page at Mercersburg Academy MERCERSBURG, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a boarding school surrounded by mountains, where teachers of ancient prophecy, history, potions, and calculation provide magical textbooks that they create themselves. Not Hogwarts, but Mercersburg Academy, an independent college preparatory school in south-central Pennsylvania where teachers are harnessing the power of 21(st)-century tools to create the textbooks they...

2014-05-14 08:36:22

Industry Leaders XanEdu and SharedBook Complete Merger and Become the First and Only Unified Solution for Sourcing, Creating, and Delivering Best-in-class Digital and Print Custom Materials Worldwide ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XanEdu, Inc.(TM) and SharedBook Inc., home to AcademicPub(TM), today announced the completion of their previously announced merger. The deal creates the industry's only unified solution that combines best-in class technology and services...

2014-05-06 16:26:18

BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValoreBooks, the textbooks subsidiary of SimpleTuition, Inc. and SALT(TM) (www.saltmoney.org), a free, non-profit backed educational resource for tackling student debt, have just partnered on a campaign to eradicate $2,000 in student loan debt for one lucky U.S. student this spring, as part of a broader effort to help students manage the cost of higher education, save money on college purchases, and generally manage their money more effectively....

2014-04-29 23:08:01

Vital Source Technologies, Inc., a global leader in building, enhancing and delivering e-learning content, today announced that edX, the nonprofit online learning initiative, has selected the VitalSource Bookshelf® e-textbook platform to distribute publisher content for its massive open online learning courses (MOOCs). Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Vital Source Technologies, Inc., a global leader in building, enhancing and delivering e-learning content, today announced that...

2014-04-25 23:04:41

School Representatives Want to Learn More White Plains, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Since Archbishop Stepinac High School first introduced its Digital Textbook Library at the start of the 2013-14 school year to its nearly 700 students, buzz has quickly spread about the innovative, state-of-the-art technology that is making learning convenient and efficient for high school students in Westchester County. Created in collaboration with Pearson, a provider of educational materials,...

2014-04-15 16:23:35

BANGOR, Wales, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With exam season just around the corner, leading independent online literature retailer the Book People is currently offering a wide range of GCSE textbooks from renowned educational publisher Collins Letts at bargain prices. The Book People has launched a dedicated Collins Letts GCSE Revision Shop, bringing together an extensive range of accessible and informative Collins Letts textbooks together in the same place. With...

2014-04-01 23:30:53

Urgent Care Textbooks congratulates Katharine O'Moore-Klopf as the 2013 winner of the American Copy Editors Society Robinson Prize. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Urgent Care Textbooks would like to congratulate Ms. Katharine O'Moore-Klopf for her achievement as the winner of the prestigious Robinson Prize by the American Copy Editors Society for 2013. Katharine’s primary works for the year 2013 were as chief copy editor of the Textbook of Urgent Care Medicine and the...

2014-03-31 23:27:02

The Street Team is gearing up for the end of the semester, offering students cash for used textbooks. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 With the spring semester winding down on college campuses across the country, Textbook Dollars is positioning itself to accommodate students aiming to sell their used textbooks. The price of college textbooks has risen considerably in recent semesters, which leaves many students hoping to recover their investments by selling their used books after finishing their...

2014-03-26 23:02:09

The premiere site for buying back used textbooks offers excellent cash deals on diverse psychology titles. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 With the prices of college textbooks rising sharply in recent years, a growing number of college students have begun taking advantage of buyback options to earn money for their used books. This allows students to recoup a portion of their investment after the conclusion of their course. The leading site for buyback deals is Textbook Dollars, which offers...

2014-03-26 08:34:55

Industry Leaders Will Unite to Become the First and Only Unified Solution for Sourcing, Creating, and Delivering Best-in-class Digital and Print Custom Materials Worldwide ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XanEdu, Inc.(TM) and SharedBook Inc., home to AcademicPub(TM) today announced the signing of an agreement to merge the two privately held companies. The deal, expected to be concluded within the next 30 days, will create the industry's only unified solution that...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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