Monday, January 19, 2009

Now Renting: College Textbooks

The costs of college textbooks has been soaring for quite some time now. In August 2008 the University of Arkansas predicted that US college students would spend $2.5 million on textbooks in that month alone.

Someday students might be reading everything online, but until that day arrives there are at least 2 websites that offer an alternative: you can rent your textbooks.

  • claims they are the first and best online book rental service
  • Chegg says that they are the leading online textbook rental service

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