Clear. Concise. Affordable.
HERCHER provides short, uncluttered, innovative texts and technology for
college-level quantitative business courses and offers these products at considerably
lower prices to student purchasers.
About our e-books
are available from Vital Source, an Ingram Content Group company. Like other
e-books, Hercher/Vital Source e-books are searchable and students can highlight
and annotate them. Unlike e-books offered by competitors, ours are not
merely rented or available as an online viewable text for a specified amount of
time. Students can download our files onto any computer or tablet device for perpetuity; students own the files. Students can also access their text on line for 1 year. In addition, our e-books match
our printed texts exactly so there is no need for translation when referring to
pages or contents.
students said that they had decided against buying a textbook because it was
The survey also found that 94% of students who had foregone purchasing a
textbook were concerned that doing so would hurt their grade in a course. More
than half of the students felt significant concern for their grade"
Survey-Fixing the Broken Textbook Market.
preference for hard copy if price is the same is 87%
for hard copy when reading long text for school is 86%
Students said it is
easiest to concentrate when reading….hard copy 92%"
study-University Student survey 425 College students
students feel that digital textbooks are not worth the money if they cannot be
students admit that cost was an important factor in avoiding or delaying
getting course materials (texts)"