Tess Halpern discusses the struggles retail stores are facing with the boom in e-commerce.
A panel was held to discuss the library’s Open Textbook Initiative.
A representative from the SGA urges faculty to use Open Educational Resources to cut down on the rising cost of textbooks.
Laura Handly argues that anti-intellectualism has been on the rise in the United States long before Trump.
Michael Dudek argues for the use of open-source textbooks
Students argue that rising textbook prices are hindering their academic experience, and the solution should be open source textbooks.
Free one-day shipping to campus and surrounding ZIP codes highlights features of UMass’ new virtual bookstore.
Campaign aims to raise awareness of cheaper textbook alternatives.
The new deal will offer free, one-day shipping to campus and surrounding communities, and is expected to save students 30 percent compared with current prices on course materials.
Stephanie Chan suggests that universities start using open-source textbooks to cut student costs.
The Internet has brought more shopping options for buying textbooks, detracting business away from local booksellers.
Columnist Michael O’Connor reminds us of the benefits of buying books locally and of the importance of bookstores to the local community.