Low Cost Textbooks for College

This is a great idea.  For those of us that have often bemoaned the cost of college textbooks and wondered when things will change, here is an answer.  As described in an article in the New York Times Technology section some professors are making their textbooks available online to cut out the middleman.  In addition, the new print on demand publishers are able to under-price the standard college textbook market.

Let us all hope this becomes the norm.

Check out this article – may require free account.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/15/technology/15link.html

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