Buy and sell directly to other students at CSUSM and keep 100% of the profit! In additon, Texts.com searches over 25 online sites to show you the best prices for new, used, rental, ebooks, older editions and even open-source books.
Compare offers for your textbooks from over 35 book buyback vendors with a single search. This allows you to quickly and easily find who is paying the most for your textbooks. Oh, and BookScouter is 100% free with no registration required.
Rent digital textbooks for $3-$5 a day.While this won't work for all classes, it could be useful under certain circumstances. Money spent on daily rentals can be directly converted to a semester or year-long rental of the book. Use their search engines to find the best rental, purchase and sell-back prices. Ship the books for free when you use a Packback shipping label.
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Just enter CSUSM and your class and Slugbooks will compare prices between the bookstore and loads of online vendors. You can even buy directly from other students.
Follet Bookstore will match price against Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Chegg, or a local campus competitor. See their website for terms and conditions.
Rent or buy books or ebooks. Free courtesy eTextbook for 7 days while you wait for your physical copy. 21 day return policy and free shipping over $25.
Similar to Chegg, with 14 day return policy and free shipping over $49.
One more place to buy, rent or sell texts andetexts, with same terms as Bookbyte.
Search VitalSource for etexts from over 40 publishers and save up to 70% or more over the cost of a physical text. Etext rentals available as well. Take advantage of the CourseSmart etext reader's features including offline reading and limited printing. Even subscribe to your classmates' and instructors' highlights and notes to view in your book.