Textbook Costs up over 800% since 1978

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Boundless is a service hoping to combat the high cost of textbooks, driven by the oligopoly enjoyed by the text publishing industry. As this article points out, 80% of all college texts are published by just 4 companies – Pearson, Cengage, Wiley and McGraw-Hill:


 

http://blog.boundless.com/2013/04/the-cost-of-textbooks-is-too-damn-high-so-boundless-made-free-ones/?/


 

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