It's a sign of the times. On campuses around the country, professors and students are selecting digital versions of textbooks that can be read off of a computer screen.
Blame it on skyrocketing costs in higher education. One college textbook can cost as much as $200. E-book versions cost about half of that.
Northwest Missouri State University is the first school to try to go entirely book-free, as National Public Radio reports.
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