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Textbook publisher Pearson sues Chegg for copyright infringement

by Ryan Johnston

The publisher claims Chegg is profiting from verbatim answers copied from its textbooks.

Pearson launches $14.99/month textbook subscription service

by Emily Bamforth

Pearson+, which gives users access to 1,500 digital titles, follows similar textbook-rental services offered by its competitors.

SUNY Poly ditches physical bookstores with virtual offering

by Colin Wood

A deal with Akademos gives the institution a chance to repurpose the space that some students were calling "out of date."

'Mynerva' teaching platform lets professors design the perfect lesson

by EdScoop Staff

A new platform from the University of Michigan is designed for instructors who wish to combine conventional learning materials with digital assessments and tools.

College textbook quarantine boosts safety, challenges accessibility

by Betsy Foresman

Santa Fe Community College quarantines each returned book for three days, but librarians said the policy has strained access for those already struggling most during the pandemic.

OpenStax makes its online learning tools free

by Betsy Foresman

On top of the publisher's already free catalog of textbooks, online homework resources are now free to teachers and students during the public health crisis.

Pearson goes 'digital first' on higher ed textbooks

by Colin Wood

The publisher says it's stepping away from the "lengthy and expensive" process of updating physical textbooks.

Discovery Education's Bill Goodwyn on giving educators 'not just what they want, but what they need'

by Emily Tate

During the CoSN annual conference, Goodwyn talked with EdScoop about how new ownership will change the company and help it grow.

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