Textbooks are an essential tool for your courses. You can’t successfully complete a class without access to your assigned reading material. Textbooks, however, can be very (very!) expensive. The Library is here to help you try to save some money on your course reading!
The library may have your textbook!
We have a growing collection of textbooks available for 2-hour loan. See if your book is available by searching our catalog using the Course Reserves filter.
While you can't keep these books for the semester, you can read, copy, and scan them during your check-out period.
Finding Cheap Textbooks
If you need to purchase a textbook, here are a few tips to help:
How to Buy Used Textbooks
If you decide to buy a used textbook, make sure to keep the following in mind:
Where to Buy Used Textbooks
You can find used textbooks on the following websites:
(**) You can also rent books from these websites
The Fine Print
Some textbooks come with a digital access code that you need to access quizzes, tests, and assignments. If your class requires this code, you will need to buy a new textbook.
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