While buying textbooks online can save you a great deal it can be difficult to determine which book will meet your needs. If you look at the listing for this popular textbook College Algebra in Context you will see in the left hand column where it says "Displaying" that we show 7 different formats for the book (new, used, rental, ebook, international, instructors, and solution). To help you sort through all these formats we added filters. Below is a rundown on what they mean and how to use them.

New - Brand new, never been used book. Usually the highest priced type of book. Should contain all supplemental materials like CD ROMs and access codes.

Used
- Will have cover creasing, some highlighting and page marking (depending on condition). Be sure to check the listing description before buying a used book. Some used books are in great condition and some are ... more »
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DirectTextbook.com is having an essay contest scholarship for Fall 2011. First prize is $1000 and the runner up gets $250. To see eligibility requirements and apply for the scholarship use the link below.

http://www.directtextbook.com/scholarship.php

Applications will no longer be accepted after July 16th 2011.

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Congratulations to the winner of the drawing and thanks to all who participated. User feedback is very important to us we appreciate people taking the time to complete the survey.

In our survey, 27% of responders were already using Ebooks, and 40% planned on using them in the future.

People using Ebooks found portability and convenience to be a big bonus, because they can store multiple large books on one small device. Ebooks were also perceived by some to be less expensive than traditional textbooks.

The majority of responders were still partial to traditional paper textbooks for a wide variety of reasons. Traditional textbooks are cost effective because you can buy them used and sell back at the end of the semester. Many found reading print on paper to better for their eyes than on a screen, and also felt it was easier to highlight and annotate on paper copies. Others said they like to use their textbook and computer at the same time so Ebooks wer... more »
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Summer is a great time to start saving! DirectTextbook.com helps you save both time and money on your next book purchase.

First, we give you the ability to compare all available online store prices for your particular book on one page. Looking for a used book, rental, or Ebook? We show you the prices for those too!

http://www.directtextbook.com/prices/9780321501073

Second, we gather all the current coupons and deals offered by online bookstores and consolidate them in one place, our "Bookstore Coupons" page. We update this page regularly so you can always see what is available.

http://www.directtextbook.com/coupons.php

Find your book, find your coupon, and save money!

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Direct Textbook would like to hear your thoughts regarding Ebooks. Whether you have used them or not we want your feedback. We have put together a quick, simple Ebook survey here:

http://www.directtextbook.com/survey

Complete the survey and you will be entered into a June 10th drawing for $250. Limit one entry per person.

Are you a DirectTextbook.com customer rewards and cash back member? If so, you will also earn $2 in your rewards account for filling out the Ebook survey. Not yet a member but would like to sign up? Use the url below to create a free account.

http://www.directtextbook.com/cashback-join.php


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