“I don’t think it’s an outcry for e-textbooks; it’s an outcry for savings.”
— St. Cloud Technical & Community College faculty librarian Patricia Akerman on the system’s growing e-Book collection. The St. Cloud Times reports that the Technical & Community College library has more than twice as many electronic books than print books.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.