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Feb 12, 2013 Comments
Getting online study help when you need it most is crucial to staying on top of your game at school. But how can you be sure you’re getting the right answers - you know, the ones your professors are looking for?
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Feb 8, 2013 Comments
From BISG some interesting stats...
* preference for print over digital texts dropped from 72% in November
2011 to 60% in late 2012.
* satisfaction with ebooks declined in 2012,only 26% of students citing
they were “very satisfied” with their digital text, down from 30% in
* less than 50% of students purchase the current edition of their textbook
* rentals are gaining more popularity but are still only preferred by
13% of students
* laptops usage down, tablet usage up but laptops still getting 72% of
use vs 32% for tablets.
Jan 29, 2013 Comments