Open Course Library offers Cheap Textbooks Alternative

This past Monday the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges announced the launch of the Open Course Library to help college students combat the rising cost of education by providing a new alternative for cheap textbooks. The state of Washington has put up $750,000 which was matched by the Bill and Melinda Gates […]

Half Price Books to buyback used college textbooks

Half Price Books has an aggressive plan for buying back used college textbooks and selling back those books online. With headquarters in Texas, the family owned chain of over 110 bookstores is starting a pilot program in nine of its stores to become more active in the used college textbook buyback space.  Half Price Books […]

Get the Cheapest Textbooks for College

If you want Cheap Textbooks for College – Buy Textbooks Online Brand new textbooks from bookstores are expensive. If you have seen it yourself, I’m sure you’ve been shocked by the price. But even if we don’t like it, books will always be a part of our college education; and they’re a must-have when you […]

Will the Kno be the answer to cheap textbooks?

Will the Kno tablet prove to be the answer for cheap textbooks? Users will have to see what they think of the single and dual screen tablet.

Textbook Debate: Buy or Rent? Online or in Store?

According to a 2005 study by the Government Accountability Office, the price of textbooks rose six percent every year from 1986 to 2004. That is twice the rate of inflation. According to College Board, the average U.S. college student spent $ 1,122 on textbooks for the 2009-2010 academic year, a 32 percent boost from five […]