Flat World Knowledge Partners With Barnes & Noble and NACS Media Solutions to Lower the Cost of College Textbooks

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"Flat World Knowledge, the leading publisher of commercial open source college textbooks, today announced agreements with Barnes & Noble College Booksellers and NACS Media Solutions (NMS) to distribute its low-cost textbooks to more than 3,000 college bookstores in their respective networks for the 2010 fall semester....Flat World Knowledge will provide bookstores with digital files of its growing catalog of professionally-developed, peer-reviewed college textbooks. Since Flat World textbooks are openly-licensed, instructors can remix, reorder, add and remove content, and then the bookstore can print and bind high-quality paperback books, often within minutes or hours....Another NACS pilot program to roll out in August offers students free online access to Flat World's textbooks directly from bookstores' websites, providing a one-stop portal for students to read and buy textbooks, supplies and other merchandise...."



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Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 19:04

Date published:

04/01/2010, 11:48