Wednesday, October 1, 2014 News

SPARC Testifies at NYC Hearing on Textbook Affordability

Open Education

October 1, 2014

Yesterday SPARC’s Director of Open Education Nicole Allen testified at a New York City Council Higher Education Committee Hearing on Reducing the Cost of College Textbooks.

Download Nicole Allen’s Testimony
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CUNY’s University Dean for Libraries and Information Resources Curtis L. Kendrick also testified. His testimony is available here.

SPARC has four member libraries in New York City: Columbia University, CUNY, New York University, and Rockefeller University.

Photo: Nicole Allen with New York City Council Higher Education Committee Chairperson Inez Barron following the hearing. (CC BY 4.0)

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