Friday, July 20, 2007

UVSC prof fights the text book cartel

UVSC sociology professor Ron Hammond is fed up with text book companies ripping off starving students. That is why he refusing to use them in his classes, instead he's using the vast resources of the internet to provide plenty of up-to-date study material for his students.

UVSC prof. quits books (Daily Herald, July 20 2007)

Pricey Textbooks Prompt UVSC Professor to Stop Using Them (, July 20 2007)

Textbook prices too much, so UVSC prof eliminates their use (Salt Lake Tribune, July 20 2007)

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