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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Foreign publisher ties up with GTU for tech books

A multinational publishing house has released a set of books for students of Gujarat Technological University although there was no agreement with the university — a move the vice-chancellor said was an increasing trend experienced by universities with large student populations.
Both parties, the publishing house and university officials, said the launch was “good business”. There there was no complaint that it was illegal; the reaction seemed to have stemmed from the fact that students now rely largely on “bazaar notes” that are inferior and quality books are a better option.
Pearson Education on Tuesday released nine titles based on the GTU’s curriculum, and the group’s assistant vice-president (Sales) Naval Shukla said 24 books have been prepared for GTU students in all. 
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Source:Indian Express 

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