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 Foundation to make the library possible. Open Course Library is Continue Reading about Open Course Library offers Cheap Textbooks Alternative
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Amazon enters textbook rental market with Kindle Textbook Rentals
Amazon is entering the textbook rental landscape by launching their Kindle Rental program today. Amazon's textbook buyback credit program is doing very well with their high prices, but they are very late to the online textbook rental market dominated by players like BookRenter and Chegg. However, never discount Amazon which is willing to lose money on items or in a new market to gain market Continue Reading about Amazon enters textbook rental market with Kindle Textbook Rentals
South Korea going all digital textbooks by 2015
South Korea's Education Ministry has announced it wants all school age level educational materials to be delivered in a digitized format by 2015. It hopes that by 2014 all elementary level materials will be read on a variety of computers, smart phones, and tablets. No specific equipment choices have been made, but the Ministry did announce it will spend up to 2.4 billion buying the necessary Continue Reading about South Korea going all digital textbooks by 2015
Suze Orman talks College Finances at Chegg – Textbook Rental HQ!
Check out Suze Orman supplying priceless suggestions on student loans and repayment assistance! Suze - Thanks for visiting Chegg - Textbook Rental HQ ! Chegg saves you time and cash when your rent books online, and now is rewarding you with cool prizes just for renting your textbooks! Rent from Chegg.com this semester and you'll be entered for a chance to win 1 of over 1000 fabulous prizes Continue Reading about Suze Orman talks College Finances at Chegg – Textbook Rental HQ!
Rent Textbooks Online And Save Your Beer Money
How to rent textbooks online is a question many are asking themselves in the quest for cheap textbooks. Renting books online has been a growing trend over the past several years not only because of the rising cost of textbooks, but also with the worsening economy. Anyone that has recently attended college, or knows someone that has, can certainly tell you about the rising costs of getting a Continue Reading about Rent Textbooks Online And Save Your Beer Money
Monsoon enables more sellers to rent textbooks online
Monsoon helps expand the textbook rental market by allowing more people to rent textbooks online: Unless you have been under a rock you are probably familiar with the huge boom in students who rent textbooks online and save lots of money getting the cheapest textbooks. However, renting textbooks to students was limited to some large players like Chegg, CollegeBookRenter, BookRenter and now more Continue Reading about Monsoon enables more sellers to rent textbooks online
Textbook Rental Save College Students Money
As the current economy continues to flounder and the job market remains anything but stable, and students are looking to save money with a textbook rental or anyway possible. As more and more individuals are choosing to augment their education levels by returning to school in the hopes of getting a better job, or any job for that matter in this economy. Higher education is paving the way for Continue Reading about Textbook Rental Save College Students Money
Rent Textbooks Online and Save a Fortune
Not only is college tuition costly these days, but the textbooks are too - save money when you rent textbooks. It is sad that a college student has to invest hundreds of dollars on books that they'll only require for one semester or so. Fortunately, there's an option. It's now possible to basically rent textbooks! Just renting books online rather than purchasing them at the college bookstore Continue Reading about Rent Textbooks Online and Save a Fortune