Textbook company tries ad-supported model

08/16/2006 | NYTimes.com

As the price of a year's worth of college textbooks threatens to top $1,000 a year, Minnesota-based start-up Freeload Press is publishing .pdf versions of textbooks online that are available free to students who fill out a survey. Freeload Press isn't offering texts from any of the three largest textbook companies, but increasingly textbook publishers are looking to alternative methods of distribution, including online and mobile devices.

View Full Article in:

NYTimes.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Principal
Visible Men Academy
Bradenton, FL
Director, Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Europe
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Sembach
Senior Researcher\/Technical Assistance Consultant (8264)
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Program Director, Education and Learning
Urban Libraries Council
Washington, DC