Paper Cuts

by Sylvia M. Gross The college textbook is on track to becoming a relic of the paper-and-ink era. On campuses around the country, professors and students are selecting digital versions of books that can be read off of a computer screen. Most college students are used to going online for music, videos and news — so why not textbooks? One college in rural Missouri is the first trying to go entirely book-free. At Northwest Missouri State, all students are issued a laptop when they arrive on campus. Just before his business finance class begins, junior Kevin Green takes out his […]
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