A year ago, Hugh McGuire
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Flat World Knowledge Announces New Bookstore Partnerships and Programs
April 2, 2010
From BB Extra
Open-source college textbook publisher Flat World Knowledge has announced agreements with Barnes & Noble College Booksellers and NACS Media Solutions (NMS) to distribute its textbooks to more than 3,000 college bookstores in their respective networks for the 2010 fall semester.