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Save Money

eBooks are generally 50% less than bookstore prices.

No Returns

No need to sell your books back at the end of the term.

Buy Options

You can buy temporary or permanent electronic textbooks.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How much money can I save when buying ebooks?

It depends on the publisher of the ebook, and on which bookstore you buy from. Many ebooks sell for 50% off the new price. We include ebooks in our textbook price comparison to help you compare the price of all your options.


How do I access my ebooks?

There are two types of ebooks: online and downloadable. Online ebooks are accessed using a browser that is compliant with the publisher or bookstore's book. Downloadable ebooks require free downloadable software to read.


Can I use the ebook when I am not connected to the internet?

Online ebooks are not available when you are not connected to the internet. Downloadable versions are available when you are not connected to the internet.


Can I access the ebook on more than one computer?

Downloadable ebooks typically only allow access to the ebook from one computer. Online ebooks allow single user access from any internet connected computer. Check the bookstore's policy to verify.


Do I have to install software to read the ebooks?

Downloadable ebooks require you to install software. Online ebooks require you to use a compatible web browser. If your computer doesn't have a compatible browser you will need to install one.


Can I search the ebooks?

Yes. One of the major benefits of both online and downloadable ebooks is the ability to search their content. Many companies also offer the ability to annotate and highlight the books.


Can I print pages from the ebooks?

Some bookstores do offer the ability to print pages but there are restrictions as to how many pages you can print at one time. Check the bookstore's policies to verify.


Can I copy and paste from the ebooks?

Some bookstores do offer the ability to cut and paste from the ebook to other applications. Check the bookstore's policies to verify.


Can I get a refund after purchasing an etextbook?

Many ebook sellers do not offer refunds. Check the bookstore's policies to verify.


Do the ebooks have the same content as regular textbooks?

Yes, ebooks have the same content and they often have additional interactive features.


How long can I access the ebook?

Access depends on the bookstore's policies. Some etextbooks are limited to 180 day access, while others can be accessed for life.



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