If you're new to ordering textbooks online, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the plethora of online textbook ordering options available. Moreover, you might be wary of well-publicized Internet scams or wonder whether you'll truly receive the textbooks you pay for. The following presents benefits to ordering textbooks online, what to expect during the ordering process, and how to protect yourself from common online textbook ordering pitfalls.

Benefits of Ordering Textbooks Online


Ordering textbooks online allows you to save both money and time. In addition, the online environment makes it easier to find textbook titles that you might not find in your local bookstore. You can take advantage of a free textbook price comparison service to search popular, trusted bookstores with a single click. If you use a service such as Direct Textbook, you'll be able ... more »
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The price of college textbooks has increased by 812 percent since 1978 – more than housing, medical care, and even college tuition. In fact, the average four-year college student can now expect to spend nearly $1,200 on textbooks; and some students might be required to spend that much in a single semester. Once you factor in the cost of living, how are students supposed to pay for their educations, much less enjoy the occasional well-deserved slice of pizza?

With the overhead costs of what some have dubbed the “textbook cartel” looming over their heads, it's no wonder students are seeking ways to save big money on textbooks. Fortunately, with a bit of research savvy, you can save as much as 90 percent off textbooks. The following ten secre... more »
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It's here again, the 2013 DirectTextbook.com Haiku Scholarship Contest. There are six awards available:

Two $500.00 Scholarships: Haikus selected by Direct Textbook.
Two $500.00 Scholarships: Haikus with the most votes
Two $500.00 Scholarships: Haiku entries selected at random from all qualifying entries.

You can enter here.

The contest closes on September 13, 2013, get started today!

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We were only showing availability for some Amazon Kindle titles. We now display availability for all Amazon Kindle titles.

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Bookrenter is liquidating some of their textbook rental inventory. We just added these listings to the Direct Textbook results.

More new listings are on their way...

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