Let’s face it. Your students are struggling to afford their education. On one hand, students need to purchase their textbooks if they want to succeed in their classes. On the other hand, they don’t want to still be paying for those textbooks when they’re sixty.
But what's the solution?
Educators around the world are joining forces to fight back against high-priced textbooks. They're writing open educational resources (OER) and releasing them under open licenses so educators and their students can access these materials for free.
We know what you are thinking…
If my students can access OER for free, why would I have them pay for a printed copy?
Simply put, it’s what your students want. In a survey led by Naomi Baron of American University, nearly 92% of students age 18-26 said they concentrated best when reading from a hard copy.1 Students stated that when reading eBooks they were more easily distracted and prone to headaches from eye strain.
Yeah, but wouldn’t it be cheaper for my students to print their own copies?
In most cases the answer is no. According to PC World, the average cost per page to print in black and white on an inkjet printer is between 7 and 8 cents per page, not including the price of paper.2 Our price per page even after the bookstore’s markup is 4.8 cents, and yes, that includes the paper. That’s savings your students can take to the bank!
15 mil White Rigid Vinyl
Perfect for lab manuals or any book needing a little extra protection. Colors come alive on this unique material. Rigid vinyl provides the sturdiest covers of the bunch and provides protection from spills. Just wipe clean and it looks as good as new!
Extraordinary quality with a surprisingly small price tag. This is our go-to stock for full color covers. It is available in both gloss and matte.
67# Bristol Cover
These pastel covers are a great option for covers being printed in black & white. Available colors (from left to right): tan, canary, ivory, gray, green, pink, blue, white, salmon, orchid, cherry.
65# Astrobright Cover
These bright colored cover stocks will really make your black & white cover pop. Available colors (from left to right): orbit orange, solar yellow, celestial blue, gamma green, re-entry red, planetary purple, lift-off lemon, pulsar pink, terrestrial teal, lunar blue, rocket red, fireball fuschia, terra green.
Our go-to paper for coursepacks. This paper delivers crisp text and images in black and white.
100% FSC Recycled 20# Bond
A more eco-conscious option that delivers the same great look as our standard 20# bond.
This paper is the perfect option for coil or perfect bound coursepacks that include material students will need to turn in.
Color printing appears vivid and bold on this upgraded paper.
3-Hole Drill & Shrink Wrap
Clear Pastic/Black Leatherette
Tabbed Dividers (5-Bank)
Custom Tabbed Dividers
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