March 9, 2021

Paper or Electronic Textbooks? Students at Texas A&M University Discuss Their Preferences

From an article titled, “Students differ in preference of textual aids,” appearing in the Texas A&M student newspaper, The Battalion. “It’s easier to carry around a device that has electronic books on it than to carry around textbooks,” Kelli McCosham, sophomore animal science major said. “It’s also more ‘green’ and is probably cheaper overall than […]

Academic Libraries "Texas A&M Libraries Promote Use of Open Access Journals"

From The Battalion Online (Texas A&M University): In addition to requiring that authors transfer all their copyrights away, publishers collect heavy tolls from high prices on textbooks and journal subscriptions, said outreach librarian Gail Clement with Texas A&M University Libraries. Clement said that the $1 per year increase in the library student fee just covers […]