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Elsevier Adding Classic Science and Humanties Ebooks to Legacy Collection

Elsevier is releasing a slate of new ebooks to its Legacy collection on ScienceDirect in five new areas, including arts and STEM, as well as new materials in a variety of existing categories.

Online Tool Turns Admissions Interviews Into Virtual Events

A new virtual meeting tool will make it possible for prospective students to schedule interviews with college admissions officers online.

Survey: International Student Candidates are Finding U.S. Schools by Smartphone

If your institution is trying to attract the attention of potential candidates from other countries, it had better have a decent mobile Web presence, according to a new survey from World Education Services.

Casio Intros Free Mobile App for Projectors

Casio has introduced C-Assist, a new, free mobile application that lets educators display content from their tablet or smartphone on Casio projectors.



Chegg Acquires Internship Marketplace

Chegg, a company that provides a platform to help students sell textbooks, find tutors and more, has acquired Internships.com.

Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3 for Education

Microsoft has launched a new education program for its Surface Pro 3 tablets, offering discounts on bundles that include the Type Cover keypad.

24 Institutions Awarded $75 Million To Improve Enrollment & Completion Rates

Twenty-four colleges and universities have received grants totaling $75 million to support efforts to improve post-secondary access and completion.

Blackboard Teams With Ricoh on Document Imaging

Document imaging technology provider Ricoh will work with Blackboard to integrate its tools with the ed tech company's teaching and learning environments.

High Point U Deploys Touch Free Transcript Delivery

High Point University in High Point, NC recently implemented a new technology that fully automates the delivery of student transcripts.

UMBC Joins Blackboard's Internet2 Project, Net+

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has joined up with Blackboard’s Internet2 related offering, Net+, although the school has had a partnership with Blackboard for years.