Tag: Textbooks

New incentive program for faculty adoption, adaptation or creation of affordable and open educational resources announced by UM System

Grant awards range from $1,000 to $11,000, depending on the number of students enrolled, the cost of the resources per student and whether the professor adopts, adapts or creates content.

UM System establishes task force to promote use of open educational resources

Fair-use copyright policies enforce cost-saving alternatives in the classroom.

Choi announces investment in cost-free academic resources

The UM System president spoke about Online Educational Resources and AutoAccess online texts at The Mizzou Store Wednesday afternoon.

MSA hopes to encourage use of open educational resources on campus

An OER is any resource that professors can use in the classroom free of cost to students

Bookstore adds comparison feature online to curb textbook costs

The goal is to have 800 rental titles available by the spring.

Study shows 7 in 10 students have forgone buying books

Some students say they have shared books or resorted to other alternatives.

MSA pushes open access materials

Some professors might need convincing to support the program, senators say.

Textbook pickup goes smoothly despite severe weather

Around 5,000 students used the Early Bird pickup program.

Textbook adoption rates decrease is concerning

Textbook adoption rates at 65 percent for spring semester

MU ranks no. 1 in terms of used book sales.

New textbook trend uses comic book styles

Some classes are using graphic novels as required reading.

Textbook order cancellations cause stress

Orders have been suspended until problems can be resolved.

Textbook act expands students' options

The legislation allows students to view their text requirements in advance in order to save money.

Summer textbook adoptions submitted match average

Adoptions submitted by the deadline can save students money.

Summer textbook deadline approaches

University Bookstore doesn't track professors who turn in late requests.

Barnes and Noble offers rentals at universities

The rental program is not offered at the MU Bookstore.