Style Guides Show Staying Power in College Store Sales
- BREAK THE SILENCE. Anderson, Scott // Quill & Quire;Nov96, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p7
Assesses the concerns of Canadian government regarding the cultural ownership guidelines of American bookstore owners. Issues concerning on the culture of free-traders; Disputes over split-run magazines; Attempts to encourage university and college students to use Canadian books.
- Bookstores vs. Online: Who's The Best Shopper? // Book Publishing Report;Jun2010, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p1
The article presents the 2010 Trends in Trade Book Retailing report which compares the best shoppers from the online and the on-site bookstore clientele. It indicates that the largest group of buyers in the U.S. purchases fewer than five books annually while the smallest group of clientele buys...
- Category Review: Biography & Autobiography Resilient with Political Book Assist. // Book Publishing Report;Dec2008, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p1
The article reports on the survey of independent bookstores conducted by Simba Information in the U.S. It shows that biography and autobiography titles were in high demand. Other big segments, such as psychology and psychiatry, religion and family and relationship were holding their ground....
- US students turned off by e-books... // Printing World;Sep2008, p58
The article reports that electronic books are more expensive and less popular than printed versions, based on a study conducted among university and college students in Chicago, Illinois. The students said that unlike digital editions, traditional printed textbooks could be sold back to the...
- TAPPING THE RIGHT IMPULSE. Anderson, Scott // Quill & Quire;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p5
Interprets the survey on book purchasing in Canada. Factors influencing buying decisions of consumers; Assessment of the book by the cover and contents; Importance of the in-store environment on book purchasing.
- AIR, WATER, INTERNET. // Group;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 38, p19
The article discusses survey findings indicating that the Internet is more important than water, air or shelter to 73% of college students around the world while 23% say that it is more important than being with friends and 26% say they have not visited a bookstore to buy a book in two years.
- Web-Tool Use Grows, But College Students Prefer Print Textbooks. // Educational Marketer;2/4/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p5
Presents a survey conducted by the Professional Research Group regarding the preference of college students on textbooks.
- Textbooks and teaching: A lesson from students. Besser, Donna; Stone, Gerald // Journalism & Mass Communication Educator;Winter99, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p4
Assesses the value of college textbooks based on the views of students from two universities in the United States. Specific aspects of textbooks that make them a valuable learning tool or a hindrance to learning; Ease of reading textbooks versus primary source material; Textbook content...
- The off-campus campus bookstore. Lewicki, Bryony J. // Quill & Quire;Nov2007, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p29
The article offers information on the academic books market. It refers to two trade book stores, Octopus Books in Ottawa and Paragraphe Books in Montreal, Quebec and states that for both for both stores, academic sales have been healthy. Other off-campus bookstores are also said to be relying on...