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College textbooks made more accessible through Netflix-like subscription
Roddy, Kate

Published8 December 2017
Publisheredscoop, Scoop News Group
CountryUnited States, North America

ABSTRACT
Through a new subscription service, students are given unlimited access to over 20,000 online resources.

Keywords Cengage · Cengage Unlimited · College textbooks · digital subscriptions · Education IT News · Higher Ed · higher education · OER · Open Educational Resources · textbooks

Published atWashington, D.C
RefereedDoes not apply
RightsCopyright 2018 Edscoop. All rights reserved.
URLhttps://edscoop.com/college-textbooks-become-more-accessible-through-netflix-like-subscription
Access date3/15/2018
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