AccessText

A new service seeks to improve electronic textbooks for college students

posted on February 8, 2009 - 4:43pm
Jeff Lester says electronic textbooks are “absolutely the biggest problem I have faced” in working toward his graduate degree. The 42-year-old student at the University of Dearborn-Michigan, who has ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease), has had to wait as long as five weeks after the start of class to receive an electronic version of the textbook. And then he has had to...

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