If you’re headed back to campus this semester, your syllabus probably has a list of expensive books to buy. You can make your dollars stretch a little further if you buy used or secondhand, and this week we’re looking at four of the best sites where you can score cheap textbooks without breaking the bank.
Buying a used textbook is the easiest and quickest way to save money. The key is to make sure you are buying a book that is in reasonable condition. The search tool listed below includes the price of both new and used books.
This site provides every textbook buying option imaginable. You can choose from new or used books, e-textbooks, and textbook rentals. eCampus.com also offers a textbook buyback program.
This site compares prices on more than 8 million textbooks around the web so that you are guaranteed to find the best price online. Site shoppers can choose from new or used textbooks, e-textbooks, and rentals.
Number one in textbook rentals, Chegg offers thousands of textbooks, free return shipping and customizable renting periods. This company will also plant a tree for every textbook you rent, sell or buy through the site.
At CengageBrain.com, you can save up to 15% on new textbooks and 50% on e-textbooks. The site also sells textbooks by the chapter and in audio form.
If you don’t want to pay for textbook there’s an option where you can find a free textbook, Digital, PDF, the list goes on