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Students Want More Value from Textbooks and at Lower Prices, says New Research from BISG Growing percentage of students react to high prices by opting out of new editions, renting or stealing

 

 

 

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The first installment in Volume Two of the Book Industry Study Group (BISG)’s ongoing Student Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education survey shows that students are rebelling against the rising costs of textbooks in a variety of ways. Some students are settling for older editions of assigned textbooks. In fact, less than 60% of surveyed students purchased current print editions — new or used.

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