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April 9, 2019 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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Congress Gets Another Shot at Textbook Affordability Bill

SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) praised the reintroduction of the Affordable College Textbook Act into both chambers of the U.S. Congress (HR 3840 and S 1864 at by senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Angus King (I-Maine), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.). The bill, which has been reintroduced multiple times, “aims to make higher education more affordable for students by expanding the use and awareness of open educational resources,” according to SPARC.

For more information, read the press release.

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