University libraries are increasingly moving to develop programs to eliminate or dramatically reduce textbook costs. These services appeal to prospective students and can also improve student learning outcomes and retention rates. But how do you get buy-in, build consensus, get funding, and drive real change? This panel discussion will present four libraries’ successes and challenges as they work to eliminate textbook costs for students.
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference
Filiatreau, A., Bailey, C., Agee, A., Aldrich, M., DeMartini, B., & Sorenson, S. (2017, March 23). The best freaking thing in the world: Libraries solving the textbook problem. Panel discussion presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference in Baltimore, MD.
Panel presentation. The file here is of Amy Filiatreau's presentation, "One of the greatest things at Lynn." All handouts/presentations can be found here.