From BISG some interesting stats...

* preference for print over digital texts dropped from 72% in November
2011 to 60% in late 2012.

* satisfaction with ebooks declined in 2012,only 26% of students citing
they were “very satisfied” with their digital text, down from 30% in
2011

* less than 50% of students purchase the current edition of their textbook

* rentals are gaining more popularity but are still only preferred by
13% of students

* laptops usage down, tablet usage up but laptops still getting 72% of
use vs 32% for tablets.

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New customer 12% off and existing customer 10% off Half.com coupons expire on Friday.

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We just added the entire O'Reilly book database for both print and ebook formats.

Direct Textbook now searches over 15 online bookstores that offer ebooks.

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Find your book with Direct Textbook and you will also find all the available coupons for that book. Here are two of the great offers you can find...

1. Half.com 10% off for existing customers and 12% off for new customers

Sign up for the Direct Textbook cash back program and get another 10% off purchases at Half.com:

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2. Amazon Student Prime Shipping Deal: Get free 2-day shipping on millions of items with a FREE Amazon Student program membership

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1. Amazon doesn't have every book in the world.

Amazon is great. We recommend them, but they don't have every book in every format. Direct Textbook searches Amazon, plus over 50 other online bookstores and sources.

2. Compare prices on different formats: used, new, or ebook.

When you search for a book on Direct Textbook, we show you the available options including new, used, rental, or ebook.

3. Find all the applicable coupons for your book.

Bookstores want your business. To attract it, they offer some very good shipping deals and coupons. Figuring out which coupons are available for the book you need can be tedious work. Direct Textbook displays all the applicable coupons and shipping deals for your book. Plus, we work with bookstores to provide exclusive coupons and deals.

4. Price alerts help you save more.

Prices on books fluctua... more »
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