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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

I would like to add a much more extreme example: €1855 (new edition yearly): Janes Weapons, Infantry 24/25 Yearbook (directly from publisher, in April 2024) This book is not intended for individuals ...
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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

First, $60 is not really that much for such a book. These days, $20 (which you mention) is the price for a relatively small paperback book. For example, my most recent purchase is Reality is not what ...
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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

The target audience is as mentioned by others above. In my lifetime books are generally much cheaper in most arenas due to book price changes over the last 30 years. However, specialist books - and ...
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How can I access specific parts of a solutions manual that is not locally available?

Ask your (academic) librarian. They are able to arrange inter-library loans. You should also contact the library having the resource directly. For a small fee they may reproduce digitally the required ...
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How can I access specific parts of a solutions manual that is not locally available?

It is highly unlikely that you would be able to get the solution manual (either full or part) using the methods you mentioned. The solution manuals are normally part of learning resources that are, in ...
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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

To add to the other answers, it may help to understand that these fees are often not paid by real working academics, but are passed on either to university libraries, or to grant funds, or to students ...
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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

I was wondering who is the target audience/customer for these published books. As the average reader is very unlikely to consider paying more than $20 for a book. Exactly: the target audience is not ...
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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

You can often find the intended readership on the book's webpage or a marketing flyer put together by the publisher. Example: Example: If the price is high, it's a sign that the intended readership ...
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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

No book is or goes useless when it comes to readership. There are so many libraries (public or school/universities) that buy the latest editions of every types of books. I am from the STEM background, ...
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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

The target audience is presumably other researchers. Researchers normally buy books from grant money or university money, not out of their own pocket, so they are not terribly concerned about the ...
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Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

I have never written such a book myself, but I suspect that there are three target audiences for such books: students who are forced to obtain the book because their professor strongly recommends it ...
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