Univ. of Michigan Press Launches eBook Rental Program

August 31st, 2010 · by spolanka · No Comments

From the UM Press blog:

The University of Michigan Press announced today that it launched a new ebook rental program for more than 250 of its scholarly titles, allowing students or faculty to rent digital copies of the books at a discount for a month or six months.  Costs will range from 40% of list price for a 30-day rental to 75% of list price for a 180-day rental.

To see a list of the titles currently available for rental, visit www.press.umich.edu/ebooks.

More information is available from the UM blog post.

hat tip to @cmairn and @paulkbiba

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