Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

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Educational publishers, who till now had a steady stream of income compared to non-educational book publishers, due to the recurring need for textbooks every year by students, are now gradually shifting towards digital publishing. This change is the result of overpriced textbooks which drove students towards less expensive sources like eBooks, used textbooks, rental books etc. A similar choice can be offered to higher education students. Students seek value for money.

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It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. Students don’t pay attention to lectures, they would argue.