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ERIC Number: ED504127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Strategies for Reducing Text Book Costs
Board of Governors, State University System of Florida
In recent years, the price of college textbooks has become a growing concern for students and others who care about keeping college costs affordable. As policymakers and higher education systems explore the issue further, there are actions that can be taken immediately on college campuses to reduce the cost of textbooks. This brief presents strategies for keeping textbooks and other course materials affordable for students. It lists them in terms of strategies for students, faculty, bookstores, and department heads, as well as lists emerging digital technologies that will create lower costs for distributing information to students. [This document was produced by the State of Florida Board of Governors, courtesy of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2008.]
Board of Governors, State University System of Florida. 325 West Gaines Street Suite 1614, Tallahassee, FL 32399. Tel: 850-245-4545; Fax: 850-245-9667; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A