Tag Archives: textbooks

The battle of the paperback vs. e-books


Nicole Dellolio – Opinions Editor With today’s changing technology, it seems that people’s reading habits have evolved from reading actual books to reading on electronic tablets such as the iPad and other e-readers. According to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in 2012, “The percentage of Americans aged 16 and older who read an e-book grew from 16 percent in 2011

Read more

Students finding new ways to buy textbooks


BRITTANY MONTAGUE — Staff Writer With the recent increase in textbook prices, students like Kara Westbrook, social work major, are finding innovative ways to be fully prepared for class with the assigned required books and without having to purchase them directly from the bookstore. “I get my books from the Chegg website,” said Westbrook, “it’s really cheap. You can rent them.”

Read more