The following article appears in the new issue of Georgia Library Quarterly.
USG/Affordable Learning Georgia
Georgia Library Quarterly
Vol. 52 No. 2 (Spring 2015)
Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) is an initiative of the University System of Georgia (USG) to reduce the cost of textbooks for USG students. This article outlines current problems with textbook pricing, the origins of ALG within USG Library Services, current efforts and future plans for ALG, and the role of USG librarians in making required textbooks more affordable.
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