Flat World Knowledge

I first stumbled upon Flat World Knowledge in the spring of last year, before the enterprise had even officially launched.  At that time, there was only a website with some basic information and some very adorable videos featuring stick figures explaining their business model.  However, I was intrigued by their ideas.  Flat World Knowledge is an online textbook store…that provides digital versions of textbooks to students for free. Let me write that out one more time: for free.  Students who want a physical version can purchase a soft-cover copy for under $30.  They also have self-print and audio options available for many texts.  As a not-so-former student, the idea of cheap or even free! textbooks greatly appeals to my fiscal sense.

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