T.A.P. Stories

Read how the Textbook Affordability Project has helped raise awareness among students, faculty, and the community.

USF Professor’s Open Access Experience

USF Professor’s Open Access Experience

Dr. Anol Bhattacherjee is an Information Systems professor at the University of South Florida who understands the burden of expensive textbooks. After listening to his students’ complaints...

Internet2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot

Internet2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot

The University of South Florida joined twenty three other universities in the Internet 2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot which spanned over three semesters, including the fall 2012, spring...

USF Students Create Mobile App for Buying and Selling Textbooks

USF Students Create Mobile App for Buying and Selling Textbooks

Marcus Ducheine and Travis Tyson are two USF students behind a new textbook buying and selling mobile application called Swap Shop. The purpose of Swap Shop is to facilitate the buying...

First-Year Composition Program Experiments with Etextbook Pilot

First-Year Composition Program Experiments with Etextbook Pilot

During the summer of 2012, the University of South Florida’s First-Year Composition (FYC) Program agreed to participate in the Internet2/EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot of the fall 2012...

USF Textbook Exchange

USF Textbook Exchange

Toby Thomson and Kenneth Costa were the two USF students behind Text Exchange, a site that launched in August of 2011 for buying and selling used textbooks. They wanted to bring a real...

USF Textbook Reserves Save the Day

USF Textbook Reserves Save the Day

Mayra Morfin (USF ’13) is pursuing a double major in psychology and public health and textbook cost is an issue for her. When she was a freshman, she thought paying full price...