Indiana University tries to drive down textbook costs with eBooks
Online textbooks initiative comes as student activists clamor for more affordable options nationwide
By Dennis Carter, Assistant EditorRead more by Denny Carter
Many Indiana University (IU) students will see their textbook costs plummet starting in the spring 2012 semester after IU officials agreed to make low-cost electronic textbooks more available on the university’s eight campuses. Four publishers signed licensing agreements Sept. 6 with IU that will offer eBooks that can read on a laptop or a computer tablet, [ Read More ] Read more with registration.