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.
Amy Filiatreau, Christa Bailey, Ann Agee, Michael Aldrich, Becky DeMartini, and Sarah Sorenson. "“The Best Freaking Thing in the World:” Libraries Solving the Textbook Problem" Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2017 Conference (2017).