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August 2010


NACUBO Annual Meeting Tampa, July 9–12, 2011 The Call for Presentations is now open! You’re invited!  Here is your chance to submit a proposal to present new approaches relevant to business officers at colleges and universities. This is an opportunity for you to showcase your solutions, strategies, and initiate provocative discussions to 1,500 business officers. NACUBO’s 2011 Annual …


Promise of Communities in Education

Authors: Stephen Gilfus Foreword the Gilfus Education Group predicts that over the next few years, educators will make great progress in combining existing technology capabilities with the practices and theories of learning communities to develop a vigorous community learning platform which enables a richer set of educational experiences and facilitates the positive effects characterized by …

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Barnes & Noble Launches “NookStudy” for Students

Today, Barnes & Noble announced its next move, launching NookStudy, a software solution that gives students access to eTextbooks and other digital content and organizational tools for learning. The company also launched a textbook rental service. Barnes & Noble claims it is now the first and only major online retailer giving college students textbooks in new, used, rental, and digital formats.

CourseSmart Collaborates with Leading Colleges and Universities to Increase Instructor Efficiencies with Instant Access to eTextbooks

CourseSmart, the world’s largest digital course materials provider, today announced the first group of colleges and universities that have been selected to participate in the company’s Faculty Instant Access program. The program provides instructors with convenient, instant access to more than 90% of core higher education textbooks as eTextbooks from within the campus systems they use every day. The select higher education institutions, which are widely-regarded as innovators, span a diverse array of public, private, four-year, two-year, large and small institutions across the U.S. including Arizona State University, Auburn University, Case Western Reserve University, LeTourneau University, Minnesota State University – Mankato, Savannah College of Art and Design, Texas A&M University, the University of Central Florida and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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