1. Textbooks vs. Potholes

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    Los Angeles is a fascinating city. Seeing it by bike provides an immersive thrill but with aggressive drivers, potholes, and cracks, most riders spend their time anxiously avoiding the urban terrain rather than enjoying the ride. Plugging up some potholes on one of the East Side's most notorious bike paths seemed like a small way to help bicyclists and boarders travel with greater ease. A lot went into making the paper-concrete mixture, but I'll give the most credit to my 1970s-era Made-in-America Cuisinart, responsible for perfect pulverization. They don't make 'em like they used to.

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    • Bookzilla

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      Monsters have a messy way of upcycling.

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      • University Essentials - Textbooks

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        A short film explaining what a prescribed text is and where to find textbooks for your studies. Produced and filmed by Steve Kwan, 2015.

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        • ValoreBooks

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          • ValoreBooks Liquidate

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            ValoreBooks Liquidate is the fast and easy way to get the most cash for your textbook inventory. Learn more here: www.ValoreBooks.com/Liquidate

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            • Mark Wang(Chief Data Scientist,Chegg) Industry Vertical Use Cases Track Sep9: Big Data Analytics for Insights & Business Growth VOD

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              Mark Wang( Chief Data Scientist, Chegg) Topic : Big Data Analytics for Insights and Business Growth Abstract : This presentation will describe how advanced analytic techniques are used to find high impact insights, and to accelerate business growth. Chegg is an e-commerce startup that helps high school and college students save time, save money, and get smarter. Known originally for renting textbooks, Chegg has evolved to offer students a wide range of digital products and services. Chegg grew quickly as a venture-funded startup, and had an NYSE IPO in November 2013. Big data analytics are leveraged to generate insights into customer behavior and business opportunities, then guide roadmaps and operations. Profile : Dr. Mark Wang is Chief Data Scientist at Chegg, a fast-growing Silicon Valley startup. Since 2010, he has built and led its big data and advanced analytics team that uses data and analysis to finds stories buried in the data, then communicates insights and opportunities to the business. Trained as an MIT PhD particle physicist, he previously had a long career at the RAND Corporation “think tank.” There, he received Al Gore’s “Hammer Award” for work dramatically improving high performance military supply chains, and he held leadership positions of two federally funded research and development centers supporting the Department of Defense and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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              • AAUP 2014 - Textbooks and Course Materials (4/4)

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                The landscape for textbooks and learning materials is changing rapidly, as digital textbooks continue to evolve, print textbooks maintain their prominence among many students, and other course materials for online and face-to-face learning are undergoing upheaval. This stimulating panel will explore how university presses can successfully publish textbooks; the role of ancillary materials, websites, and apps; and the impact of new distribution models, text rentals, custom texts, and course management system integration. Panelists will also discuss the impact on publishers by the ventures of Amazon, Apple, and Google in the education market, and review the findings of the Book Industry Study Group's recent report, Student Attitudes toward Content in Higher Ed. Chair: Tony Sanfilippo, Assistant Director, Marketing and Sales Director, Penn State University Press Panelists: Gita Manaktala, Editorial Director, MIT Press; Sara Sapire, New Business and Product Development Manager, Yale University Press; Robert Staats, Director of Client Development, Nielsen Book Company http://www.aaupnet.org/events-a-conferences/annual-meeting/aaup-2014/program

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                • AAUP 2014 - Textbooks and Course Materials (3/4)

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                  The landscape for textbooks and learning materials is changing rapidly, as digital textbooks continue to evolve, print textbooks maintain their prominence among many students, and other course materials for online and face-to-face learning are undergoing upheaval. This stimulating panel will explore how university presses can successfully publish textbooks; the role of ancillary materials, websites, and apps; and the impact of new distribution models, text rentals, custom texts, and course management system integration. Panelists will also discuss the impact on publishers by the ventures of Amazon, Apple, and Google in the education market, and review the findings of the Book Industry Study Group's recent report, Student Attitudes toward Content in Higher Ed. Chair: Tony Sanfilippo, Assistant Director, Marketing and Sales Director, Penn State University Press Panelists: Gita Manaktala, Editorial Director, MIT Press; Sara Sapire, New Business and Product Development Manager, Yale University Press; Robert Staats, Director of Client Development, Nielsen Book Company http://www.aaupnet.org/events-a-conferences/annual-meeting/aaup-2014/program

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                  • AAUP 2014 - Textbooks and Course Materials (2/4)

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                    The landscape for textbooks and learning materials is changing rapidly, as digital textbooks continue to evolve, print textbooks maintain their prominence among many students, and other course materials for online and face-to-face learning are undergoing upheaval. This stimulating panel will explore how university presses can successfully publish textbooks; the role of ancillary materials, websites, and apps; and the impact of new distribution models, text rentals, custom texts, and course management system integration. Panelists will also discuss the impact on publishers by the ventures of Amazon, Apple, and Google in the education market, and review the findings of the Book Industry Study Group's recent report, Student Attitudes toward Content in Higher Ed. Chair: Tony Sanfilippo, Assistant Director, Marketing and Sales Director, Penn State University Press Panelists: Gita Manaktala, Editorial Director, MIT Press; Sara Sapire, New Business and Product Development Manager, Yale University Press; Robert Staats, Director of Client Development, Nielsen Book Company http://www.aaupnet.org/events-a-conferences/annual-meeting/aaup-2014/program

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                    • AAUP 2014 - Textbooks and Course Materials (1/4)

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                      The landscape for textbooks and learning materials is changing rapidly, as digital textbooks continue to evolve, print textbooks maintain their prominence among many students, and other course materials for online and face-to-face learning are undergoing upheaval. This stimulating panel will explore how university presses can successfully publish textbooks; the role of ancillary materials, websites, and apps; and the impact of new distribution models, text rentals, custom texts, and course management system integration. Panelists will also discuss the impact on publishers by the ventures of Amazon, Apple, and Google in the education market, and review the findings of the Book Industry Study Group's recent report, Student Attitudes toward Content in Higher Ed. Chair: Tony Sanfilippo, Assistant Director, Marketing and Sales Director, Penn State University Press Panelists: Gita Manaktala, Editorial Director, MIT Press; Sara Sapire, New Business and Product Development Manager, Yale University Press; Robert Staats, Director of Client Development, Nielsen Book Company http://www.aaupnet.org/events-a-conferences/annual-meeting/aaup-2014/program

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