In our last article, we discussed how textbook renting, in the form of buying a textbook from your local bookstore and selling books back afterwords, has been happening for years, and is more environmentally friendly than renting from today's textbook rental companies. Renting books addresses some real problems, like helping to reduce the cost of college and avoid the uncertainty of being able to Continue Reading about Is Renting Textbooks Green? Carbon Offsets and Trees, oh my !!
As Earth Day approaches we are going to start expanding upon our previous post asking whether renting textbooks is environmentally friendly. The first point of discussion was the following: Renting books has been happening for years in the form of buying textbooks from your local university bookstore and (hopefully) selling the books after finals. However, the textbook shuffle by publishers Continue Reading about Is renting textbooks green? – Part 2
No, not because of the poor name, but rather because of networking stability and bandwidth issues. I could not find much for details, but apparently several universities including Princeton and George Washington have banned the device and relayed concerns to Apple. In typical Apple fashion they are apparently "unaware" of any issues, (personal note: I have used Apple products for years, but Continue Reading about Universities rejecting the iPad for textbooks?
In honor of the upcoming 40th Earth Day on April 22, we are exploring the question of the whether renting books is earth friendly. Here is some food for thought and we welcome your questions and comments: 1) Renting books has been happening for years in the form of buying textbooks from your local university bookstore and (hopefully) selling used textbooks after finals. However, the Continue Reading about Is renting textbooks green and eco-friendly?
Lulu.com, more recently focused on helping authors publish their own ebooks, is now making a decided push into the ebook rental market. Bob Young, head dishwasher at Lulu.com, states the following: "Beginning today, you will find more than 700,000 new titles in the Lulu Marketplace, titles as diverse as Harlan Coben’s Caught from the list of New York Times bestsellers to Blink by Malcolm Continue Reading about Lulu.com is making a run at the ebook business
That is certainly what everybody is hoping for when pricing textbook rentals on RentScouter. Did you know that certain rental companies also rent other books cheap? Not phone books, or rare books, but you can certainly rent Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Book series, the Harry Potter series, or even Dr. Seuss Books. Many of these books are available through CampusBookRentals, but if you want to Continue Reading about Renting half price books?
Howdy. We just finished all the company information for all the textbook rental companies. If we missed any companies please let us know, go ahead and review the information and send us any corrections. Over the next couple days we will be having the book rental companies cross check their own information as well. Still waiting on Chegg, BookRenter, and CollegeBookRenter to get us book Continue Reading about All book rental company reviews active
Hey everyone, CengageBrain etextbook prices and textbook rental policies are now active on the site. Please review the information and let me know if you see any issues. The textbook rental review system should be working now, though I had to delete out all the old records. Please add your feedback to help other students find the best cheap textbooks from the best book rental companies in Continue Reading about CengageBrain book rental prices and information
Happy St. Patrick's Day and welcome to the RentScouter.com textbook rental blog !! This site and blog were started with these primary goals: Host and facilitate discussion about the renting textbooks Review and discuss the various companies offering book rentals Help everyone get the absolute best book rental price on their textbook or any book All of this will take a little time to Continue Reading about RentScouter.com Textbook Blog is Live