Great roundup of alternatives to expensive traditional college textbooks. “Professors can save students thousands by assigning open textbooks,” one sources says.

Exorbitant college textbook prices have given rise to a “textbook rebellion,” which may be coming to a campus near you. A coalition of students, parents, professors and organizations including the Student Public Interest Research Groups, have banded together to promote more affordable alternatives to the $200 textbook – an amount that is not uncommon for science, economics, accounting and math students, among other pricey majors.

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