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Thu Nov 14, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: Buying Textbooks
Topic: Purdue reminds departments to keep costs of textbooks low
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Views: 2556

Purdue reminds departments to keep costs of textbooks low

A school that cares about student costs? The Purdue Exponent reports the school wants to make something clear to professors: don’t assign a textbook students aren’t going to need. The article goes on to say that on Wednesday, Provost Tim Sands wrote a memorandum to Purdue department heads, asking th...
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Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: eTextbooks
Topic: Students Found to Rely on Pirated Textbooks to Save Costs
Replies: 1
Views: 4312

Students Found to Rely on Pirated Textbooks to Save Costs

By Sovan Mandal A study conducted by NetNames has revealed an unlikely source for the bulk of ebook piracy: students. The online security company further revealed that the extent of piracy is even more startling, with no less than 76% of digital content meant for academic available to be downloaded ...
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Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Buying Textbooks
Topic: 3 Steps to Cheap Textbooks
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Views: 2391

3 Steps to Cheap Textbooks

Three simple steps can help you to make sure you do not overpay for textbooks. 1) Enter the books ISBN into a textbook price comparison and note the cheapest rental, used and international prices. Caution; some rental sites will lowball you with short term rentals that will make you return the books...
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Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Textbook Rental
Topic: Get ready for college with textbooks on Google Play
Replies: 0
Views: 2475

Get ready for college with textbooks on Google Play

Today post comes from the Goggle Android Official Blog. Rolling out this week, you can now rent or purchase digital textbooks from the Books section on Google Play. We have a long list of publishing partners, and we’re launching with a comprehensive selection of higher education titles from science ...
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Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Buying Textbooks
Topic: Save with Textbook Coupons
Replies: 0
Views: 2516

Save with Textbook Coupons

It is time for the fall semester to start soon and textbooks will be a big expense again. Besides using a comparison tool to find the cheapest sources some sites offer coupons to save a few bucks more. For a complete list of the latest textbook coupons and codes stop by http://www.cheap-textbooks.co...
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Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: Buying Textbooks
Topic: Save buying used textbook with prior editions
Replies: 0
Views: 2342

Save buying used textbook with prior editions

The best way to save money buying used textbooks is to use a textbook price comparison service. But there is a step you might overlook that could save you a lot of money. If you are using a price comparison service don't overlook pricing earlier editions. Step one in price comparison is to search us...
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Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:30 pm
Forum: eTextbooks
Topic: 6 Environmental Benefits of eTextbooks
Replies: 0
Views: 2745

6 Environmental Benefits of eTextbooks

The eBook revolution has been underway in the 21st century as Amazon and Apple have helped popularize the digital publishing format with eBook reading devices. Other companies have acted as partners, providing the books. As more students get their degrees online, they will be dealing more with etext...
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Sun May 05, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Sell Textbooks
Topic: Study Proves Using a Search Engine Makes Money
Replies: 0
Views: 5430

Study Proves Using a Search Engine Makes Money

Campus Shift announced the results of its examination of college textbook buyback book prices using the top 50 textbook titles purchased in January 2013. This infographic highlights the incredible amount of money students may find when comparing online buyback services when selling their textbooks. ...
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Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Buying Textbooks
Topic: Why You Should Care About the Campus Bookstore
Replies: 0
Views: 2607

Why You Should Care About the Campus Bookstore

Today’s guest post is by Courtney L. Long and was originally posted in the Library Journal. I spoke recently with a librarian who posted a flyer in her library highlighting a list of alternative resources (businesses, online stores, ecommerce sources) for students trying to purchase copies of textbo...
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Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Buying Textbooks
Topic: Why You Should Care About the Campus Bookstore
Replies: 0
Views: 2086

Why You Should Care About the Campus Bookstore

Today’s guest post is by Courtney L. Long and was originally posted in the Library Journal. I spoke recently with a librarian who posted a flyer in her library highlighting a list of alternative resources (businesses, online stores, ecommerce sources) for students trying to purchase copies of textbo...

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