University of California Press (UC Press) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with student hub, Chegg, to give students digital access to UC Press books. This partnership will make UC Press’s innovative, thought-provoking course books more accessible by allowing students to read them online at any time, from any device.
Speaking of the announcement Alison Mudditt, Director of UC Press, said “UC Press is thrilled to be partnering with Chegg. Through Chegg students can enjoy personal access to thousands of important and popular UC Press books, including, among others, Unequal Childhoods, Righteous Dopefiend, and Promises I Can Keep, choosing to rent or purchase them in accordance with course needs and budget limits.”
Chegg combines rich textbook content with the best study tools for a more productive way to read, learn, and interact with books. Its innovative business model offers students a cost-effective way to access key textbooks that fit with the way study is conducted in today’s digital climate. Books can be accessed across a range of platforms and devices while learning is made easier through tools that facilitate searching, highlighting and note taking. Students can also see highlights made by their fellow students.
More than 1,800 books from UC Press covering humanities, social sciences and natural sciences will be accessible through Chegg. “We are delighted that UC Press is making their extended catalog available to our extensive network of millions of college students,” said Nathan Schultz, Chief Learning Officer at Chegg. “We look forward to working with Alison and her team.”
About University of California Press
University of California Press is one of the most forward-thinking scholarly publishers in the nation. For more than 100 years, it has championed work that influences public discourse and challenges the status quo in multiple fields of study. At a time of dramatic change for publishing and scholarship, we collaborate with scholars, librarians, authors, and students to stay ahead of today’s knowledge demands and shape the future of publishing. Each year, UC Press publishes approximately 175 new books and 33 multi-issue journals in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
Chegg puts students first. As the leading student-first connected learning platform, the company makes higher education more affordable, more accessible, and more successful for students. Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG.