October 4, 2018

Cengage Announces Resolution of Authors’ Complaint

BOSTON—October 4, 2018 —Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced that a resolution has been reached in Knox et al v. Cengage.

“We are very pleased to have reached an agreement with our authors David Knox and Caroline Schacht. Under the agreement, Mr. Knox and Ms. Schacht will purchase Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marriage and Family from Cengage. And, Cengage retains the exclusive rights to other titles authored or co-authored by these authors, including M&F and Understanding Social Problems. These works continue to be available with a Cengage Unlimited subscription.

“Cengage Unlimited was created to lower students’ costs and increase access to our authors’ quality learning materials. The subscription has been positively received by students, faculty and authors because of the value it offers: for one price, students have unlimited access to more than 20,000 eBooks, online homework access codes and study guides.

“We thank Mr. Knox and Ms. Schacht for their contributions to Cengage and wish them the very best in their future endeavors.”



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