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Publication Date

March 2017

Publication Title

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2017 Conference


Higher Education | Library and Information Science | Other Education


University libraries are increasingly moving to develop programs to eliminate or dramatically reduce textbook costs. These services appeal to prospective students and can also improve student learning outcomes and retention rates. But how do you get buy-in, build consensus, get funding, and drive real change? This panel discussion will present four libraries’ successes and challenges as they work to eliminate textbook costs for students.


Panel presentation. The file here is of Bailey and Agee's presentation of Affordable Learning Solutions at San Jose State University. To view the presentations of all members of the panel, please use this link.