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Follett settles counterfeit lawsuit

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 29, 2017


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On Oct. 10, the Follett Corporation, which operates the University of North Dakota bookstore, agreed to adhere to Anti-Counterfeit Best Practices established by the Educational Publishers Enforcement Group (EPEG) earlier this year. This announcement was made as a result of a lawsuit settlement between...

Making more free books available to students

Making more free books available to students

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

Even amidst budget upheaval, the University of North Dakota has saved students $3.7 million in textbook costs over the last two academic years through a revolutionary new program. Dean of Libraries and Information Resources Stephanie Walker had just started work in her position at UND when she was asked t...

Bookstore plagued by problems

Bookstore plagued by problems

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 1, 2017


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Roughly two weeks into the semester, Provost Thomas DiLorenzo sent out an email that was described as “cryptic” by creative writing instructor Patrick Henry. The email was short, explaining that the bookstore was having procurement issues this semester for certain classes, but that the issue would be re...

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