Is moving to an all-virtual bookstore really the best option for colleges? Florida institutions weigh in

ebook-textbook-collegesLynn University has removed some merchandise from its campus bookstore -- books.

Almost every book needed for the 300 classes offered at the liberal arts university in Boca Raton are available by digital download. So officials decided a traditional book store was no longer needed.

It's now been renamed the "Campus Store" and has aisles of iPad cases, shirts, coffee mugs and water bottles where textbooks once sat.

Students who prefer to read on paper can still buy traditional...

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