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Weekly update June 5, 2018
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The campus bookstore and off-campus bookstores are more likely to carry the books your professors ask for, but they typically sell and rent for a pretty ...
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"The cost of textbooks is insane. Some textbooks, even if you rent them from Amazon, cost $100 and up. A lot of kids I know resort to asking their ...
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E-textbook Rental Market describe, define and forecast the E-textbook Rental Industry with help of drivers, restraints, opportunities, type, application, ...
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Weekly update September 19, 2017
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UA Cossatot was the first in the state to move away from the traditional campus bookstore and implement its own textbook rental program, combined ...
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People should be able to get a refund for renting textbooks because it is not fair that they have to pay full price for renting when they will not even use ...
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Weekly update September 12, 2017
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"We need your schedule first and then we will find your books and you can choose to purchase or rent your textbooks after this point at the register," ...
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When professors require brand new editions of textbooks or online access codes that cannot be ... The price of a single textbook cuts into a student's budget for tuition, groceries, car and rent payments, and other various expenses.
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Weekly update September 5, 2017
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The rental agreement allows students to rent any book, new or used, from the bookstore for less than half of the original price. The rental agreement ...
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Rent your books for the year- renting is probably the cheapest option when it comes to spending money on textbooks. On amazon books are costing ...
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It was then he realized the high cost of textbooks led to some students .... Rent Digital - Offers students access to over 60,000 popular e-textbooks at a ...
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It was only $5 dollars cheaper to rent my $60-dollar book from the school. In my and other student's personal experiences, the textbook buy-backs ...
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The College Book & Supply store near the University of Central Florida ... Students are also renting more textbooks and using digital materials for class ...
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You can rent, get eBooks and there is even the book buy-back at the campus store. Unfortunately, even with all of these different options, I still couldn't ...
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Magen Huntley, theater freshman, flips through her future physcology book ... students shouldn't have to choose whether to pay rent or buy a book.".
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Since most schools do not include books in tuition, students often put ... Compared to textbook prices at other state universities, UNT lands in the middle. ... Chegg have thousands of books available to buy or rent in multiple formats ...
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Students will learn how to rent textbooks, participate in games and raffles and learn about other services offered through the bookstore, according to a ...
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Weekly update August 29, 2017
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Macmillan Learning textbooks will now be available through a rental-only model, thanks to a partnership with Chegg. Beginning this fall, students will ...
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AACC students said in April they prefer to rent their textbooks rather than buying them. In an informal poll of 20 students on campus, 14 said they rent ...
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On Chegg, you can find textbooks and/or e-textbooks for a cheaper amount than a paper copy, which you can rent for a certain amount of days or buy.
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A large assortment of textbooks can be rented from the University Bookstore, BookHolders or Amazon. Renting a book that you will likely never open ...
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The retailers often don't have a large margin of profit after all is said and done, and with competitors like Chegg and Bookrenter, who rent textbooks for ...
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Online options like Amazon or Chegg allow you to rent textbooks at a fraction of the cost it takes to rent or buy them from the bookstore. It is cheaper to ...
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As students sign up for classes and gather supplies, the debate arises over textbook options. Every semester students must decide if they should rent ...
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Students looking to save money on textbooks can now rent select McGraw-Hill Education titles through a pay-as-you-go service from iFlipd.
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"I think that's why you see so many students choose to not purchase textbooks, or share with a friend, or rent from the library — to opt out of that system ...
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Weekly update August 22, 2017
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iFlipd offers students a way to not only rent textbooks by the week but also a way to help raise money for the cost.
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Well, one way to save money is through Amazon Textbook Rentals. This is not a gadget, but it is technology put to good use. Spending hundreds of ...
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Many websites and stores like the Student Book Store and Barnes and Noble offer used textbooks for students to purchase or rent. Used textbooks ...
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the cost-saving option of renting select Macmillan Learning textbooks at up to 55% off of what would have been the cost of purchasing a new textbook, ...
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Weekly update August 15, 2017
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These days, many students cut the cost by renting their books or buying used books and selling them back to their local bookstore, but should they be?
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We found the least expensive way to get the textbook is to rent it from Amazon ... The UH bookstore, Chegg and Amazon all sell and rent digital books.
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Between school supplies, iPad rentals and textbook fees, Hamilton County parents will shell out hundreds of dollars to get the school year started.
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You can even dig a little more and rent books for the semester. Be sure to check the conditions of these books before buying or renting. Seeking out ...
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Today, Pearson announced the latest in a series of partnerships to expand its textbook rental program. Today's announcement brings Pearson's ...
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Weekly update August 8, 2017
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Textbooks can cost upward of $400, and are often packaged with digital components that make it difficult to borrow, rent or buy used. Textbook prices ...
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That is the textbook definition of rent-seeking: activity designed simply to capture a bigger share of the pie rather than making the pie bigger.
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Chegg has been known for years as the go-to place to buy or rent textbooks and eTextbooks. And while the app still does that well, it has branched out ...
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In an effort to eliminate counterfeit textbooks in the marketplace, a few ... of counterfeit textbooks, they may be inadvertently offered for sale or rent to ...
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... Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) to provide students with low cost, rental options of popular Macmillan Learning textbooks and digital solutions.
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Weekly update August 1, 2017
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"Our research shows that students like to rent textbooks, because it saves them money. This program allows them to do that, and gives them more ...
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To relieve that cost, online sites like Amazon and Booksrun.com offer textbooks on rent to give temporary reading materials to students at a small ...
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Weekly update July 25, 2017
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Which brings me to the question — why are textbooks so expensive? ... Through Amazon one can simply rent a textbook for much cheaper than ...
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Weekly update July 18, 2017
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Shares of the bookstore operator and textbook-rental company fell hard ... It's not easy to sell notoriously expensive college textbooks in the Amazon ...
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Maybe so that the expenses of a few classes worth of books and supplies doesn't end up costing you more than food or rent for the semester?
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Weekly update July 4, 2017
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The Drinko Library also has a textbook loan program through which students can rent textbooks for several hours at a time. For information, visit ...
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The platform allows users to rent textbooks, chapters or pages on a low-cost Android app and make payments via M-Pesa, the largely popular East ...
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Weekly update June 6, 2017
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Already a business owner — having founded Bean and Sprout Photography in 2009 — she turned her attention to the book rental business, initially ...
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Weekly update May 16, 2017
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A New York man has admitted to running a used textbook scheme that involved renting textbooks from one website and selling them on another.
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According to assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth R. Moellering, who is handling the case, Tomasik ran a used textbook scheme where he would rent ...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has admitted to running a used textbook scheme that involved renting textbooks from one website and selling ...
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Weekly update May 9, 2017
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With the semester close to an end means another one is beginning in just a few short months. As many college students know, buying textbooks is an ...
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Cornell Store Expands Book Rental Option by 80 Percent
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
As students attempted to save money when buying textbooks and course packets this year, Cornell Store employees tried to help mitigate the cost of their class materials — expanding the number of titles available in its textbook rental program by 80 ...
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Textbook rental program saves students money
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
Students returning to classes last week at the University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County were spared the sticker shock of having to purchase all of their books thanks to a new textbook rental program. Instead of shelling out hundreds of dollars ...
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Delaware Catholic high school students rent textbooks in pilot program
Georgia Bulletin
St. Mark's partnered with Follett to have students rent all the textbooks they need for a flat rate of $250. St. Mark's is serving as the national pilot school for the rental program. If successful, the program eventually could be in place in high ...
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Textbooks: By the numbers
The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine
Getting ready for a new semester takes work and foresight. If you're anything like me, buying textbooks is one of the last things on your list. Especially if you pay for textbooks out of pocket, it's a lump sum, rent check, mortgage payment of a ...
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Cheap textbooks easy to find
Maroon
Don't let textbook prices become the wet blanket to your new semester excitement. There are many ways students can save money on textbooks from buying used or choosing an e-book to searching comparison websites or using rental services. According to ...
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ICC: Textbook Rentals at All-Time High
CIproud.com
EAST PEORIA-The number of students renting textbooks at Illinois Center College is at an all-time high. Illinois Central College expects to rent more than 8,000 textbooks for Fall semester. That's nearly twice as many as last semester. On average, ICC ...
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Digital Textbooks Still Not Catching On With College Students
Digital Book World
The latest example is Amazon, which has plunged bigtime into the textbook rental market. Why has it proven so hard for digital textbooks to establish a beachhead? In 2010 we reported on a number of campuses around the nation. Students complained that ...
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SimpleTuition Acquires Textbook Marketplace ValoreBooks To Help College ...
TechCrunch
SimpleTuition, a company that offers online tools, tips and advice to college students to help them save money on education-related expenses, is announcing this morning that is has acquired ValoreBooks, an online textbook marketplace that offers ...
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Cutting the cost of college textbooks
KXRM
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. -- College can be costly, especially college books, but one local economics professor is hoping to help students save money through a new website called BookCheetah. Professor Daniel Johnson is known for thinking outside ...
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Will Free Online Textbooks Become a Reality for California College Students?
KQED (blog)
California is one step closer to bringing free online textbooks for state college students, a huge step for the open education movement. A historic bill on the desk of Governor Jerry Brown would give college professors, and thereby students, an option ...
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5 iPhone Apps to Save Hundreds on College Textbooks
Gotta Be Mobile
The price of college is a stretch for many, and the cost of college textbooks is just as much of a stretch. As a first year college student I am quickly realizing what it is like to live the life of a financially stretched individual. After paying ...
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eTextbooks and Multimedia in Higher Education 2012
Sacramento Bee
eTextbooks and Multimedia in Higher Education 2012 probes the rapidly changing roles of digital textbooks and multimedia learning resources in the arenas of college publishing and higher education, particularly in relationship to traditional print ...
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Saving Textbook Receipts Could Save College Students Thousands
Accounting Today
Under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and extended by the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, a tax credit of up to $2,500 each year has been authorized for out-of-pocket higher ...
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Textbook Prices Too High?
COS The Campus
Spending over $100 for a textbook may seem outrageous, especially if you're used to spending $10-$25 for a novel. More than half of college textbooks nowadays are "bundled" with additional instructional material that most professors don't require for ...
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New Skyo.com ad campaign targets college students
Bizjournals.com
That's the theoretical question posed In a new out-of-home, radio and online ad campaign from Two by Four/Chicago just breaking for Skyo.com, an online site for renting or buying college textbooks. The online company is a unit of Oak Brook, IL.-based ...
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Internet2 and EDUCAUSE Partner To Deliver eText Pilot At Colleges and ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
Including educational institutions across the spectrum from major research institutions to community colleges, this pilot aims to advance a new model for the purchase, distribution, and use of electronic textbooks and digital course materials ...
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E-textbooks offer cheaper solution to high textbook prices
Daily Sundial
There are several places students can rent from, including the Matador Bookstore, Amazon and through a new program by the CSU, among others. On Aug. 6, Amazon.com launched a textbook rental program where students can save up to 70 percent in ...
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The most book for your buck
Oaklandpostonline
A recent study proved buying and then selling your textbooks back at the end of the semester is more beneficial to students than renting textbooks. According to Jeff Sherwood, CEO of website BIGWORDS.com, price comparison buying and selling books ...
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Students find alternatives to buying textbooks
The Prospector
Another popular feature at the bookstore is "rent a text" which allows students to highlight and mark in their textbooks as they normally would and still be able to return them to the bookstore by the end of the semester at 50 percent or more off the ...
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Bookstore offers textbook rentals
The Duquensne Duke
Kachur said 55 percent to 60 percent of textbooks are available to rent and most of the ones that are unavailable are custom to Duquesne, packaged with access codes, or lab manuals. "The chemistry books and books with access would be a lot cheaper if ...
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Bookstore introduces new programs to simplify textbook payment process
NYU Washington Square News
In-store rental machines at the bookstore offer students a quick and easy alternative to buying books. When students look for their books in the aisles, stickers indicate if they are available to rent. If renting is an option, students may take the ...
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Chapters Indigo Launches Online Textbook Shop
Good E-Reader (blog)
Chapters Indigo Launches Online Textbook Shop. By Michael Kozlowski. Chapters Indigo has formally launched their new online textbook shop. This gives customers a chance to buy or rent textbooks for the upcoming school year. You can buy digital and ...
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Getting a read on the high prices of textbooks
Centre Daily Times
A college professor from St. Louis recently argued that the climbing prices of textbooks is a result of alternatives such as renting or buying used. Henry Roediger, a psychology professor at Washington University, said book companies and authors set ...
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Online college textbooks backed
Sacramento Bee
The bills would create an online library of digital textbooks for the 50 most widely taken lower-division courses at the University of California, California State University and the state's community colleges. The project would get under way when ...
Best college textbook deals online or in bookstores? Check out how prices ...
MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A senior at Grand Valley State University, Luke Paul knows how much of a dent textbooks can put in a student's budget. Which is why Paul, an engineering major, doesn't fork over $100 for a textbook without doing a little research first.

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College textbook committee details proposed...
Daily Local News
In response to the rising cost of textbooks, the state College Textbook Advisory Committee has issued a report detailing steps the Commonwealth can take to combat the costs of books and course materials for college students. CONTRIBUTE. Story Ideas ...
Solutions for high-priced college textbooks
KXII-TV
TEXOMA -- The steady rise of college textbook prices is a concern for many Texoma students starting college this week. This Mom's Everyday Money segment, focuses on ways your college student can work around these increased costs. Today the average ...
California passes bills to create open-source digital library for college ...
VentureBeat
Under SB 1052, California, however, would establish a faculty-run council called the California Open Education Resources Council (COERC) to select and develop the free digital textbooks for students at state universities and community colleges ...

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Textbook shopping for college is easier than you think
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
View full sizeExpress-Times Photo | LISA MASSEYNorthampton Community College Pages Bookstore clerk Liz Critelli, right, of Easton, answers questions from prospective students and families in the book store during a campus tour at the college.

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Cutting costs for college textbooks
Providence Eyewitness News
(WPRI) - Even though it is necessary to buy textbooks for college, there are ways to cut costs before you arrive on campus. According to College Board, the average collegiate spent almost $1,200 on books during the last academic year. On top of tuition ...
NOOK Study Is The Future Of Textbooks
Seeking Alpha
NOOK study is one of the ways Barnes & Noble is tapping into the college textbook market, where students spend an average of $650 a year on textbooks. With over 20 million college students in the U.S. alone, the market is upwards of $13 billion a year ...
College book costs pile up
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
Claire Friex of Kronenwetter, left, purchases six textbooks for the coming semester Monday at the Northcentral Technical College Bookstore. Cashiers such as Jennifer Krutza, right, kept busy because it was the first day of classes for the 2012-13 ...
How to Save on Textbooks
BU Today
While the cost of a college education continues to rise, there is some good news about student expenses: a survey released in July by the National Association of College Stores found that college students are spending slightly less on textbooks and more ...

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Amazon Offering Physical Textbooks for Rent
PC Magazine
Amazon last summer unveiled its Kindle Textbook Rental service, which lets students rent textbooks on their Kindles or Kindle apps for up to a year. With that service, rental times start at 30 days and can go up to 360 days, depending on how long the ...
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Kno Starts Renting K-12 E-Textbooks
Business Insider
Here's why Kno CEO Osman Rashid think he can get parents to pay $9.99 a year to rent textbooks: backpacks, he told us. It's well-documented that schoolkids are suffering back pain from schlepping around all their textbooks. So Rashid's pitch: Rent a ...
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Textbook renting more expensive, study says
UNLV The Rebel Yell
"Our mission has always been to stay on top of the latest trends in purchasing or renting textbooks, so that when customers come to our website they can trust our first recommendation," said Jeff Sherwood, founder and CEO of Bigwords.com. The company's ...
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The Netflix of Textbooks: Renting Tomes To Rake In Cash
Forbes Digital Download (blog)
A Utah-based company has carved itself a $40 million slice in the $10 billion college textbook industry by renting books to students on 6000 different campuses, both online and through 180 college bookstores. CampusBookRentals.com, one of last year's ...
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Amazon now renting old-fashioned paper textbooks
VentureBeat
The company will allow a "minimal" amount of note-taking in the textbooks. If a student adds "excessive writing or highlighting" to a rented textbook and tries to ship it back, he or she will be charged the full purchase price of the book minus rental ...
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Rent or buy?
Scottsboro Daily Sentinel
Websites like allbookstores.com, bigwords.com and campusbooks.com offer cross price comparisons, allowing students to double check over the Internet the best price for a textbook. The website also showcases new, used, rental and digital text book options.
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Buying textbooks? Rent them from Amazon instead
TechRadar UK
Amazon's own Kindle textbook rental service also offers more flexible scheduling, with the option to rent a book for between 30 and 360 days. This is only the first school year Amazon has offered physical textbook rentals, so the service will likely ...
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Book rental is getting the old college try
Fort Worth Star Telegram
"The number of college stores offering textbook rental over the past three years has skyrocketed from only about 300 in 2009 to nearly all of our more than 3,000 college store members," said Charles Schmidt, association spokesman. "Rental is the ...
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5 Ways to Save Money on Textbooks
Business Insider
Rental Fees: If you're renting from a traditional textbook rental site, like Chegg.com, make sure you know the fees in case you lose the book or return it late or damaged. If returned late, the rental company will usually extend the duration of your ...
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Textbook purchases decrease nationally
Florida Flambeau
"I usually rent them if I can help it," he said. "It's usually cheaper than buying, and there isn't much you can do with a textbook once the semester ends, so I'd rather just part with it after a few months and get some money back in return. If I have ...
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Riding the book-rental wave
Chico News & Review
The last time we checked in with David Buckley, executive director of Chico State's Associated Students, back in January 2011, rapidly declining book sales at what was then called the A.S. Bookstore had forced the store into decreasing its staff, going ...
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Book rentals, ebooks are changing the landscape for college students
Main Line
According to a study by Book Industry Study Group called "Student Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education," 11 percent of students now rent textbooks while less than 60 percent of students who responded buy the current new or used print edition of ...
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High textbook costs push ISU to alternatives
Indiana Statesman
Amazon.com offers a textbook search site for new, used or rental purchases, while SwoopThat.com is a free service tool for students to search for new or used textbooks purchases only. The campus Barnes and Noble bookstore and Chegg.com offer new, ...
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College Book Renter Extends Discount to ROTC Students
Sacramento Bee
CollegeBookRenter.com is an online textbook rental company that gives college students an alternative to buying new or used textbooks. With CBR, students rent textbooks at the beginning of the semester and return them – free of charge – when classes ...
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Back to School Guide: How to Save Money on Textbooks
TechnoBuffalo
Amazon recently announced its new textbook rental service to help students save money. The company promises that students can save up to 70 percent on textbooks and allows students to keep them for 130 days, or about the length of a standard college ...
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Saving a motza for the student survivor
Sydney Morning Herald
They initially explored the idea of digital textbooks on iPads, but after receiving little cooperation from publishers they turned to a much older medium, the physical book.Their site Zookal, a combination of book and retail – with a Z - rents ...
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Ways to Save on College Textbooks
OzarksFirst.com
According to the College Board, the average college student spent about $1200 on textbooks during the last academic year. Scott Gamm of HelpSaveMyDollars.com., a personal finance site for young adults, says even though the college bookstore may be ...
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College Freshmen Prefer E-Books, 'Electronic Narcotics'
Education Week News (blog)
by guest blogger Mike Bock. If you haven't already seen it on the home page of Education Week's website, the Beloit College Mindset List offers a humorous and at times poignant list of what characterizes the college freshmen class of 2016. The short ...
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Professor develops textbook flexibility
Chicago Tribune
Predictions that electronic textbooks would push traditional books to the back shelf on college campuses have so far proved overly optimistic. But Brian Lindshield remains a big believer. The assistant professor of human nutrition at Kansas State ...
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Tips For Trimming Your College Textbook Costs
Investor's Business Daily
Tips For Trimming Your College Textbook Costs. Mon, Aug 27 2012 00:00:00 E A08_PERSONAL. By PAUL KATZEFFPAUL KATZEFF12655 Beatrice Street Los Angeles CA 90066. USA , INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILYInvestor's Business DailyInvestors.com ...
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Textbook price-check tool met with doubt
San Francisco Chronicle
Campus bookstores hate the idea, and even some college students are skeptical of the new effort by a former California lawmaker to help them save money on textbooks for hundreds of classes on nearly every campus from Alabama to the Yukon Territory.
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Barnes & Noble College now running Moravian College bookstore
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
Barnes & Noble College in now selling the usual offerings of textbooks, class supplies and Moravian gear in a renovated space, but the bookseller also brings new innovative options, Moravian spokesman Michael P. Wilson said. Students can now rent ...
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Cabrillo College kicks off fall semester: Student body down about 4 percent ...
San Jose Mercury News
APTOS — Thousands of students replaced their surfboards and flip flops with textbooks and backpacks Monday, the first day of the fall semester at Cabrillo College, where enrollment has fallen an estimated 4 percent since last year. Jesus Hernandez and ...
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Don't forget insurance for your college-bound kids
USA TODAY
Textbooks ordered? Check. Shopping completed? Yep. Insurance taken care of? Oops. Insurance needs are often overlooked in the last-minute scramble. But relying on existing coverage — or a lack of it — can end up costing families during the college ...
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Textbook price comparison services are saving college students over 70% on their textbooks. Take a test drive ...
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College textbooks: how to spend less this year
Christian Science Monitor
Textbook prices may be a joke, but for students entering college this fall, buying textbooks is no joking matter. The average American student spends between $700 and $1000 per year on textbooks, according to a US Department of Education study.
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Amazon Joins College Textbook Rental Arena, Students Looking For Deals Turn ...
Huffington Post
Five years ago, Alan Martin, CEO of Campus Book Rentals, started his company hoping a website could offer college students an way out of buying expensive textbooks. At the time, textbook rental services were practically non-existent. For instance, the ...
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College Students Rejoice! Amazon Now Rents Textbooks, Too (AMZN)
San Francisco Chronicle
Chegg also rents physical textbooks, too at up to 70 percent off. It sells new and used textbooks -- which means it also buys used textbooks from students. Santa Clara, CA, startup Kno rents textbooks, too -- and not just for college students, but for ...
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College textbook spending down
The Strategic Sourceror (blog)
College textbook spending down A recent study indicates that college students are spending much less on textbooks than in previous years. As tuition for a higher education has skyrocketed, universities are implementing cost savings options to decrease ...
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Renting College Textbooks VS. Buying CollegeText Books
WTVY, Dothan
According to the National Association of College Stores, every textbook dollar goes toward the expenses of the publishers, the author, shipping costs and the operations of the college store. (WRDW-TV / July 27, 2011). Erin is a freshman at Troy ...
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11 Ways to Save Big on College Textbooks
Money Talks News (blog)
Class may not start for weeks, but chances are your textbooks are already decided – professors have to give college stores advance notice so they can order copies. So email your profs and ask for the syllabus or required textbook list so you can snag ...
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Boundless Learning publishes a free replacement for the college textbook
Bizjournals.com (blog)
With the new college year soon to begin, Boston startup Boundless Learning has just released its first products — free online materials aimed at serving as substitutes for college textbooks — out of beta to the public. The company says it has worked ...
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Research on housing, books important to saving on college expenses
ReporterNews.com
An annual look at college affordability by the U.S. Department of Education recently found that the average tuition at a four-year public university climbed 15 percent between 2008 and 2010. The rising cost of a college education has spawned ...
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Save on college textbooks Deal Detective Jenna Urban
Go Lackawanna
Save on college textbooks Deal Detective Jenna Urban. 2:54 am. Article appeared on page 19A of Go Lackawanna. Story Tools. Print | E-Mail EMail | Save | Hear Generate QR Code QR. Font size: Font family: Font weight: Text align: Translate Page: ...
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Neebo And CollegeHumor Partner To Offer College Students A Better Deal On ...
Equities.com
Plus, all books ordered at Neebo.com include free shipping. After students complete their order, they can enter their college for a chance to win a CollegeHumor Live show in their school's town. The college with the most orders by September 15 will win ...
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Amazon to offer textbook rental service to students
Inquirer
Amazon does a roaring trade in textbooks given the prices publishers put on 'must-have' titles. However the firm said it will offer a textbook rental service where students can rent textbooks for up to a semester at a time. According to Amazon ...
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No shortage of textbook options for students
Lincoln Journal Star
Many campus bookstores offer the option to rent a textbook for significantly less than buying a new or used copy. Since 2009, University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have saved $10 million by renting rather than buying new textbooks at the University ...
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Follett Higher Education Group First to Save Students $1 Billion on Textbooks
Sacramento Bee
Follett Higher Education Group announced students have saved $1 billion in the past three years on textbooks, the second largest out-of-pocket expense after room and board. Students have saved through the company's popular Rent-A-Text, Used, Buyback ...
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Consumer Minute: Amazon rents textbooks, vacation deals
WKYC-TV
Amazon.com is unveiling a cheaper option for college students buying textbooks. The retailer is renting textbooks, which is becoming a popular option. The company launched "Amazon textbook rental" which allows students to rent books and save up to 70 ...
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Rockford college bookstores offer rental, e-book options for savings
Rockford Register Star
ROCKFORD — A new study says college students are spending less on textbooks thanks to the rising availability of e-books and book rental programs. Hillary Allton could well be exhibit A. "I have a friend who I know bought all her books here and she ...
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Amazon.com launches textbook rental service
Computer Business Review
"College is expensive, and students are always looking for ways to save money on textbooks, which is why we've long offered great prices on both new and used textbooks," said Ripley MacDonald, Director of Textbooks at Amazon.com. "With Textbook Rental ...
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More students renting, purchasing used books to save on college costs
Appleton Post Crescent
Some say the price of college textbooks is a vicious circle. The cost of printing has risen, and the publisher and author receive only a one-time percentage of the sale of a book so their revenue is limited. In turn, the only action publishers can take ...
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Ohio college students to spend more than $876M on textbooks
Dayton Daily News
The cost of textbooks increased at quadruple the rate of inflation, growing 22 percent between 2007 and 2011, according to Student Public Interest Research Groups, which has campaigned against rising college costs. Book prices can be "the tipping point ...
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Colleges get pushback on sales of e-textbooks
Lansing State Journal
ORG XMIT: JG 38929 ebooklearning10_ 8/4/2010 8/4/10 1:24:46 PM -- McLean or local site, VA -- Hopes are high for the iPad and similar electronic book technology in the classroom. Compared with traditional textbooks, these tablet-style devices, have the ...
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Textbook rentals not a viable option for all college students
K-State Collegian
As a nontraditional student paying my own way through college, I'm always trying to find ways to save a few bucks. When rental textbooks became available at Varney's Bookstore, I was among the first to give them a try. After a couple of semesters ...
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How to score HUGE savings on college textbooks
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
Colleges will soon be starting back up, and while the tuition may already have you broke, you're still not done spending cash. Textbooks are one of the priciest items on the list, but there are ways to save. There are lots of book rental sites out ...
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Personal Finance: College freshmen need to learn their money limits
Sacramento Bee
That's no easy feat at a time when college tuition is soaring and student debt loads are crushing. At most UCs this year, the total annual cost is roughly $32500. That includes tuition/fees, room/board, books, supplies, transportation, "personal ...
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Books Don't Have to Break Your Bank
U Weekly
Buying college textbooks is a huge drain on the budget of a college student. When you have five or six classes that all require textbooks that retail for $200, the costs really start to add up. Buying books is expensive. However, it doesn't have to be ...
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Creative textbook shopping saves money
Rimcountry gazette (blog)
As many students, and parents, dig deeper to pay for college, textbook costs may be the straw that breaks the bank account. The average price for many students nears $600. But several online bookstores are offering alternatives that could help make ...
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School bucks books for iPads to save money
WWAY NewsChannel 3
"There is a significant savings by doing it on the e-books," Snyder said. "A chemistry college textbook available at the bookstore would be $230. We can download that same book on the e-book for $99." Morgan Cruze is a junior at Early College. She says ...
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