University officials say the number of electronic textbooks in use on campus has increased considerably

electronic-textbooksIndiana University students have saved $8 million over the last three years by opting into a digital learning program that uses electronic textbooks, school officials said.

"Students have been complaining for a long time about the high cost of textbooks," Anastasia Morrone, associate vice president for learning technologies at IU, told The Indianapolis Star. "Really, it does give you pause why a book has to cost $300."

The textbooks cost about $35, and students access them through...

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