Press release

Barnes & Noble Education and Jones & Bartlett Learning Announce Inclusive Access Agreement

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& Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED)
, a leading provider of
educational products and services solutions for higher education and
K-12 institutions, today announced a new agreement with Jones
& Bartlett Learning
, a world-leading provider of instructional,
assessment, and learning-performance management solutions for the
secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. Through this
agreement, eBooks from Jones & Bartlett Learning will be made available
through inclusive access models offered on campuses served by BNED
nationwide through its Barnes
& Noble College
and MBS

“We are pleased to work with Jones & Bartlett Learning to expand the
library of high-quality digital materials available through inclusive
access programs on campuses nationwide,” said Ann Fraley, Vice
President, Campus Solutions, Barnes & Noble College. “Inclusive access
continues to drive success for college and university students, and we
are committed to ensuring faculty members have a wide breadth of digital
options to choose from when implementing inclusive access models in
their courses.”

Inclusive access models, including BNC FirstDay™, ensure students
have the materials they need at the start of the semester, allowing
faculty members to begin instruction on day one. These models offer
course materials at reduced prices through a course materials charge for
participating programs. Students have the option to receive their
materials on or before the first day of class, delivered seamlessly
through their learning management system.

“Providing students and institutions with choice and affordable options
in quality course material is always our goal,” said Ed Moura,
President, Jones & Bartlett Learning. “We are excited to work with
Barnes & Noble Education to expand our offering with the First Day
inclusive access model.”


Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED) is a leading
provider of higher education and K-12 educational products and
solutions. Through its Barnes & Noble College and MBS Textbook Exchange
segments, Barnes & Noble Education operates 1,453 physical and virtual
bookstores across the U.S., serving more than 6 million students and
faculty. Through its Digital Student Solutions segment, the Company
offers direct-to-student products and services that help students study
more effectively and improve academic performance, enabling them to gain
the valuable skills necessary to succeed after college. The Company also
operates one of the largest textbook wholesale distribution channels in
the United States. For more information please visit

BNED companies include: Barnes
& Noble College Booksellers, LLC
Textbook Exchange, LLC
LoudCloud, LLC
, Student
Brands, LLC
, Promoversity,
, and PaperRater,
. General information on Barnes & Noble Education may be obtained
by visiting the Company’s corporate website:


Jones & Bartlett Learning is a world-leading provider of
instructional, assessment, and learning-performance management solutions
for the secondary education, post-secondary education, and professional
markets. Jones & Bartlett Learning develops educational programs and
services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement
by combining authoritative content written by respected authors with
innovative, proven, and engaging technology applications that meet the
diverse needs of today’s instructors, students, and professionals. For
more information on Jones & Bartlett Learning, visit