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February 2011
Educational Marketer;2/14/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p8
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to educational technology in the U.S. including the selection of Vital Sources Technologies as etextbook delivery provider for Texas A&M University, the launch of iNeo/SCI Virtual Labs for AP Biology courses by School Specialty, and the expansion of online textbook rental provider Chegg by adding its kiosk rental service to campus stores at Howard University.


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