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-[[https://​www.supc.ac.uk/​the-e-book-market-in-higher-education-the-good-the-bad-and-the-confusing/#​|The academic e-Book Market in Higher Education]]:​ the Good, the Bad, and the Confusing. Gavin Phillips. ​ Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC). [Blog] January 2022\\+[[https://​www.supc.ac.uk/​the-e-book-market-in-higher-education-the-good-the-bad-and-the-confusing/#​|The academic e-Book Market in Higher Education]]:​ the Good, the Bad, and the Confusing. Gavin Phillips. Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC). [Blog] January 2022\\
 "The academic e-book market was complex and thorny long before COVID-19, but the severe disruption to education around the world has exacerbated issues around pricing and, access to teaching and learning resources. Here, SUPC Category Manager for Academic Services, Gavin Phillips, explores the positives, negatives and opportunities within the e-book market and offers some suggestions for universities looking to deliver value to students."​ "The academic e-book market was complex and thorny long before COVID-19, but the severe disruption to education around the world has exacerbated issues around pricing and, access to teaching and learning resources. Here, SUPC Category Manager for Academic Services, Gavin Phillips, explores the positives, negatives and opportunities within the e-book market and offers some suggestions for universities looking to deliver value to students."​
  
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 +**[[https://​www.timeshighereducation.com/​opinion/​if-we-dont-make-textbooks-cheaper-students-will-just-rely-chatbots|If we don’t make textbooks cheaper, students will just rely on chatbots]]** \\
 +Academics could cooperate to decommercialise publishing so that all students have affordable access to reliable information,​ says Michael Wynn-Williams. Times Higher Education. October 25, 2023\\
 +I"t will probably be down to academics to cut the publishers out of the picture. But that isn’t easy. My own experience of doing so may serve to highlight the opportunities – and the opportunity costs.Having long been troubled by the pricing of my own international business textbook and the understandably low purchase rate, I was glad to be able to reclaim its copyright recently. My plan was to republish it with a certain well-known online retailer so that students could buy it for the price of a coffee and a muffin."​
  
 [[https://​insights.uksg.org/​articles/​10.1629/​uksg.586/​|How the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated an e-book crisis and the #ebooksos campaign for reform.]] [[https://​insights.uksg.org/​articles/​10.1629/​uksg.586/​|How the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated an e-book crisis and the #ebooksos campaign for reform.]]
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