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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Sell Textbooks
Topic: How do I get the most money when I sell my textbooks?
Replies: 0
Views: 2562

How do I get the most money when I sell my textbooks?

Selling textbooks yourself, directly to the end user is where you make the most money. Amazon, Half and Craigslist as well as campus websites are the best. I recommend Amazon and Half because they get a high volume of used textbook buyers. Craigslist is a local solution that saves shipping issues bu...
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Buying Textbooks
Topic: Where can I buy cheap textbooks?
Replies: 2
Views: 3146

Where can I buy cheap textbooks?

I could just say to visit the cheap-textbooks.com site but there is really a lot more that can be said for this question. You would not even need price comparison sites if there was one source of cheap textbooks. Sadly there is no single source. Amazon is great with cheap prices most of the time but...
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: eTextbooks
Topic: Tablet/ eReader for textbooks question?
Replies: 0
Views: 2366

Tablet/ eReader for textbooks question?

Elibelly asks: Is there a tablet or ereader that supports kindle and nook apps, as well as PDF files? I know the ipad does it, but will it work for Nook textbooks? Bob: The Nook supports PDF and the Nook EPUB format, I do not think you can download the Kindle app. A PC, iPad or Android tablet lets y...
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: eTextbooks
Topic: What is the availabilty of eTextbooks, who offers eBooks?
Replies: 0
Views: 3168

What is the availabilty of eTextbooks, who offers eBooks?

Who is offering ebook textbooks? There has been a lot of news about digital textbooks including Amazons anouncement of textbooks on the Kindle. In reviewing ebooks and the pricing I notices a very small number of titles available. The Amazon Kindle Rental had only 18 of the top 100 textbooks for bac...
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: eTextbooks
Topic: Where do you get your textbooks for the iPad?
Replies: 2
Views: 4993

Where do you get your textbooks for the iPad?

RJ asks: Where do you get your textbooks for the iPad? I want to get an iPad for college textbooks. Where do you get your textbooks for the iPad? Do you rent or buy them? Bob: There are a number of companies selling eTextbooks. Most of them provide a reader that runs on a iPad. So what you are looki...
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Textbook Rental
Topic: Who do you think is the best textbook rental site?
Replies: 1
Views: 2706

Who do you think is the best textbook rental site?

Tell us who you think is the best textbook rental company.

Add your comments.
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Textbook Rental
Topic: Are rental textbooks cheaper than used?
Replies: 1
Views: 3012

Are rental textbooks cheaper than used?

Jeff Cohenn, thetextbookgaru.com, recenly blogged on the subject of textbook rental vs used textbooks. He provides some great examples. College students (and their parents) find out about the high prices of textbooks the hard way. Discovering methods to save money is a steep and expensive learning c...
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Textbooks
Topic: How do I find Teachers Editions of Textbooks?
Replies: 0
Views: 4123

How do I find Teachers Editions of Textbooks?

The first thing is to know that a teachers edition has a different ISBN than the regular edition of the textbook. Using a ISBN is the best way to find books so make sure if you search by ISBN it is the teachers edition ISBN. Most teachers editions include the the words "Teachers Edition" i...
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Buying Textbooks
Topic: Are International Versions of Textbooks Legal to Buy?
Replies: 0
Views: 2508

Are International Versions of Textbooks Legal to Buy?

First, buying international editions from overseas is entirely legal. In a Times article titled Outsourcing the Textbook, Claire Suddath said that “it’s legal for students to buy them for personal use, but illegal for anyone to resell them outside of their intended country.” This means that while th...
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Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: Textbooks
Topic: Welcome to this new forum
Replies: 0
Views: 2681

Welcome to this new forum

I see a lot of questions about textbooks on Twitter and other sites. I also receive a lot of email with questions on buying textbooks, renting textbooks and selling textbooks. I hope this forum develops into a student community where you can post and get answers to your textbook questions. Bob Cheap...

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