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  • College students subscribe to interactive textbooks
  • College students subscribe to interactive textbooks
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College students subscribe to interactive textbooks

College textbooks are hugely expensive in the US, yet the physical copies are ever more irrelevant in an age when students do most of their studies online. That's why the Hubbard and O’Brien economics textbook is being released as 'education software' via an online subscription service.

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