The SDSU Bookstore’s Cost Saving Options for Students, T


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From used books to free and rental ebooks, explore the various options students have at the SDSU Bookstore and learn how you may be able to incorporate lower cost items into a curriculum

Todd Summer, SDSU Bookstore

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    1. 1. <ul><li>The SDSU Bookstore </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Saving Options for Students: </li></ul><ul><li>From Used Books to Rental, eBooks and Free </li></ul>One Day in May, 2010
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    3. 3. <ul><li>Content Offerings from the Bookstore: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher Bundles and Custom Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Packs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rental Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eBooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Print On Demand </li></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    4. 4. <ul><li>Chapters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cengage Brain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SDSU Bookstore Affiliate Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link from our online site </li></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    5. 5. <ul><li>Textbook Rental </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2005/06: 1 title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2006/07: 6 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2007/08: 12 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2008/09: 19 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2009/10: 49 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010/11: More </li></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    6. 6. <ul><li>eBooks – Current Offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CourseSmart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 st College Bookstore to offer program (Jan, 2008) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Highlighting, Underlining, Note taking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Over 6,000 eBooks sold – Most in country </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Desk copies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CafeScribe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One of first college bookstores to offer program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Text to Speech </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Highlighting, Underlining, Note taking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students and Faculty can share/post notes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Montezuma Publishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Course Packs in Partnership with VitalSource (a division of Ingram) </li></ul></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    7. 7. <ul><li>eBooks & more – New Partnership – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The California Digital Marketplace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Digital Marketplace (DM) is putting in place a next generation digital learning resource discovery and delivery infrastructure that addresses 3 high priority needs in the higher education marketplace: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve learning outcomes through change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve the accessibility of learning materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Significantly reduce student cost of learning materials </li></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    8. 8. <ul><li>eBooks & more – New Partnership – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The California Digital Marketplace cont’d </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Section 508 Compliance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Resources Available 24/7 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive Database of Content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One-stop shop to support student success </li></ul></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    9. 9. <ul><li>eBooks & more – New Partnerships – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The California Digital Marketplace cont’d </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get It Now </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For articles and content not available from library for free </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bookstore partnering with Library to handle transactions </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minutes to receive content (vs. longer for inter-library loan) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vital Source eBooks – Press release 5-19-10 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Licensing (SDSU on sidelines for now) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce Cost </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Print-On-Demand Option </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customizable, Interactive, Richer Content (Future) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    10. 10. <ul><li>Free eBooks – new partnerships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnership with National Association of College Stores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Link on for some literature titles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More to come </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flat World Knowledge – Press Release 4-1-10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free eBooks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Print-On-Demand through Montezuma Publishing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>40 peer-reviewed titles by leading experts; strong pipeline </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Concentration in Business & Economics for current titles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remixable/Customizable content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review Copies and Supplements available </li></ul></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    11. 11. <ul><li>Forward in the marketplace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Print-On-Demand Machines (Espresso) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numerous eReader devices including iPad & Kindle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numerous eReader software applications including Blio from Baker & Taylor (Kurzweil) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul></ul>One Day in May, 2010
    12. 12. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul><ul><li>Todd Summer </li></ul><ul><li>Director, Campus Stores Division </li></ul><ul><li>Aztec Shops </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>4-7502 </li></ul>One Day in May, 2010