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Oct 04, 2012, 10:00 ET Publishers And Google Reach Agreement

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google today announced a settlement agreement that will provide access to publishers'...


Oct 03, 2012, 11:52 ET This Road to "Free" is Paved with Misinformation

There's no such thing as a "free" textbook, although one organization is trying to sell that concept. The 20 Million Minds Foundation, a group...


Aug 09, 2011, 09:40 ET New Publishing Industry Survey Details Strong Three-Year Growth in Net Revenue, Units

"BookStats" Also Examines Trends in Print and Digital Formats, Sales Distribution Channels BookStats, the deepest, most comprehensive statistical...


Jan 24, 2011, 11:33 ET New E-Textbooks Help Students Save an Average of $60 Per Title

Newly released statistics from digital course materials provider, CourseSmart.com, show that college students returning to classes this January can...


Sep 15, 2010, 12:33 ET New Agreement Simplifies Access to Textbooks for Disabled Students at California Community Colleges

California community college students with disabilities such as blindness and dyslexia now have quicker and easier access to alternative college...


Sep 09, 2010, 12:50 ET New Statewide Agreements in Three States Improve Access to Textbooks for Disabled College Students

Students with disabilities such as blindness and dyslexia at hundreds of colleges and universities in three states now have quicker and easier...


Sep 09, 2010, 12:35 ET New Agreement Improves Access to Textbooks for Disabled College Students at 61 Ohio Colleges and Universities

Students with disabilities such as blindness and dyslexia at 61 Ohio colleges and universities now have quicker and easier access to alternative...


Sep 09, 2010, 12:31 ET New Agreement Improves Access to Textbooks for Disabled Students at 50 Georgia Colleges and Universities

College students with disabilities such as blindness and dyslexia at 50 Georgia colleges and universities now have quicker and easier access to...


Aug 26, 2010, 14:52 ET Publishers Offer Expanded Savings to College Students Through Digital and Other Low-Cost Options

Students will have more low-cost textbook and course material options as they return to college and university campuses. From e-textbooks to online...


Jan 04, 2010, 10:00 ET A Wealth of Choices for Returning Students

This January, when students head back to class something will be different. They will still return to their dorm rooms, reunite with friends...


May 12, 2008, 01:00 ET AAP, Borders, Las Comadres Announce Launch of First National Latino Book Club

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Las Comadres, the national Latina organization, in cooperation with the Association of American...


Apr 24, 2008, 01:00 ET Publishers, Booksellers, Librarians Partner to Kick Off Latino Books Month

NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrations featuring beloved radio personalities, bestselling authors and scholars, parents,...


Apr 16, 2008, 01:00 ET Publishers Take Action Against Georgia State University Copyright Infringement

ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of publishers late yesterday filed suit in federal court to stop widespread copyright...


May 31, 2007, 01:00 ET AAP Reviews Proposed Solutions in ACSFA Textbook Report

WASHINGTON, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (ACSFA) report issued today, Turn the Page: Making...


May 17, 2007, 01:00 ET ACT Report Confirms High School Graduates Unready for College-Level Study

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to "Rigor at Risk: Reaffirming Quality in the High School Core Curriculum," the report issued on...


Sep 14, 2006, 01:00 ET College Freshmen Increasingly Unprepared

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half (55 percent) of college instructors say this year's entering freshmen are not ready for...


Aug 23, 2005, 01:00 ET Female College Students Study More, Make Higher Grades and Graduate in Less Time, According To Student Monitor Study

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- America's female college students study more, are more likely to read their textbooks thoroughly and to earn...


Aug 16, 2005, 01:00 ET AAP Endorses Conclusions of GAO Study Showing That Changes in Technologies and Student Learning Drive College Textbook Prices

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Publishers (AAP) today endorsed the conclusions of a GAO study on college...


Aug 12, 2005, 01:00 ET Google Library Project Raises Serious Questions for Publishers and Authors

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. publishing industry, through the Association of American Publishers (AAP), continues to express to...


Feb 07, 2005, 00:00 ET Association of American Publishers Receives RSVP from Public Interest Research Group

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Publishers has arranged a Feb. 14 meeting with representatives of the Public...


Feb 01, 2005, 00:00 ET Zogby Nationwide Survey Finds Overwhelming Faculty Support for College Textbooks, New Teaching Technologies

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- American publishers today refuted assertions by a Public Interest Research Group study released Tuesday on...