OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Student Strategies for Coping with Textbook Costs and the Role of Library Course Reserves

TitleStudent Strategies for Coping with Textbook Costs and the Role of Library Course Reserves
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsChristie, A, Pollitz, JH, Middleton, C
Journalportal: Libraries & the Academy
Volume9
Pagination491–510
ISSN15312542
KeywordsOregon, {COLLEGE} textbooks, {CORVALLIS} (Or.), {ECONOMIC} aspects, {LIBRARIES} & students, {LIBRARY} resources, {LIBRARY} surveys, {OREGON} State University, {STUDENT} adjustment, {TEXTBOOKS}
AbstractThe article presents a research study entitled {"Student} Strategies for Coping with Textbook Costs and the Role of Library Course Reserves". The main purpose of the study is to examine the coping patterns of the students with increase textbook costs and the role that course reserve collections play in ameliorating the costs. This study is conducted at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon in which the university has 15,000 non graduating and graduating students. Further, in this article, the authors concluded that libraries may help the students cope with the increased textbook costs by acquiring recommended and optional textbooks .
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