Colleges Are Striking Bulk Deals With Textbook Publishers. Critics Say There Are Many Downsides.


And of course there are other vendors, like Elsevier and Wiley (like Jones Soda and RC) and openly-licensed resources known as OER, or open education resources (which are something like a Sodastream homebrew). He said that the secondary market has been bad for students as well as for the publishers, describing used books with highlighting marks from previous owners as “subpar offerings.” “We