Is the College Bookstore a Dying Enterprise?

The New York Times reports on the growth of corporate bookstore management on college campuses nationwide, as purchasing options and open source materials grow in availability and usage.

The bookstore now serves as a drop point for students to pick up materials ordered online, but some critics say that when the wrong materials are shipped, or when students who use financial aid funds to purchase books from student accounts have difficulty, the convenience doesn’t outweigh the hassle.

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