Universities Seek Ways To Reduce Textbook Costs

9:33 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Universities Seek Ways To Reduce Textbook Costs

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Universities look to e-books, websites and partnerships in an effort to make college more affordable.
Photo: Rob Wall (Flickr Commons) On the first day of classes, Sam Morehead walks out of the Indiana State University campus Barnes & Noble with a significantly heavier backpack and considerably lighter wallet. "I spent $500 on five books," said the junior criminology major.