This guide shares tips for saving money on your class textbooks.
Note: you cannot use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to obtain a textbook.
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Online Shopping Strategies
Rent Your Textbook
TextbookRentals.com offers a one-stop shopping site for books – just type in the ISBN and the site will return a list of rental and purchase options for you to compare.
Not all textbooks have electronic versions
Where Can I Donate My Textbooks When Finished With Them?
Unfortunately the library can't accept donations of old textbooks, but there are some websites where you can check to see if they will take your books:
If you can't sell them, you could recycle them if you take off the hard covers and just deposit the pages in a paper recycling bin. This can take a bit of effort but at least you avoid the landfill.