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This report describes the first year of a textbook affordability project by several Milner librarians in which the library purchased electronic copies of assigned textbooks for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. The report provides an overview of the project and includes key findings related to student savings, enhancing equity in access to course materials, implications for student success, and the library's return on investment.
Murphy, Julie A.; Jallas, Mallory; Park, Rachel; Scott, Rachel E.; and Shelley, Anne, "Library-Provided e-Textbooks Boost Student Success: Summer 2021 Campus Report" (2021). Milner Library Publications. 30.