If you have already purchased textbooks and are done with the semester and want to sell them the best way to find out how that works is to go to your college bookstore website if that is where you got them from. Each bookstore will have its own seperate policy. Why rent with your bookstore? Check your bookstore for details. How to Rent Shop by department, course, and section to find the materials you need for class. Click Books in the navigation to begin.
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If you have already purchased textbooks and are done with the semester and want to sell them the best way to find out how that works is to go to your college bookstore website if that is where you got them from.
Each bookstore will have its own seperate policy. Why rent with your bookstore? Check your bookstore for details. How to Rent Shop by department, course, and section to find the materials you need for class. Click Books in the navigation to begin. If the course material is available for rent you'll be prompted to register before you can complete your order.
Upon completing registration, you'll be directed back to your bookstore shopping cart to complete your purchase. When to Check-In? Rentals must be returned to the bookstore by the return date on your receipt or confirmation email to avoid any additional charges. We'll also send reminder emails toward the end of your term to the email address you've provided during registration to help you remember when to bring your rented books back.
Return shipping is free by using the FedEx shipping label. All packages must be postmarked prior to the return date listed on your receipt. CafeScribe digital textbooks are available at select bookstores on the shelf with new and used print textbooks.
Purchase CafeScribe textbooks by presenting the tear-off ticket. The receipt is stored in a receipt folder that has detailed instructions. Save the receipt because you will need it to activate your digital textbook. CafeScribe digital textbooks are offered on your campus bookstore website as an alternative to purchasing a printed textbook.
On www. Add your book to your shopping cart and complete your purchase. Proceed to www. To activate your digital textbook:. If you purchased your CafeScribe digital textbook online through www. If you purchased your CafeScribe digital textbook in a physical campus bookstore and lost your receipt, please contact your campus bookstore manager for assistance.
Generally speaking, a book needs to be a popular title and early in its lifecycle a recently released edition to qualify for our rental program. If you decide to rent a textbook, you will need to complete a rental agreement which signifies your commitment to bringing your book back by the check-in date. Payments types offered CAN include financial aid, campus cards, credit cards, checks, or even with cash but you must be 18 years or older.
All rented books must be returned to the bookstore by the return date on your receipt. If you want to keep a book that you've rented, you just need to let us know sooner rather than later. You have the option to convert your rental into a standard, everyday purchase based on the original condition: new or used. If you make your decision during the refund period, you'll again be charged based on its condition.
If you decide after the refund period ends, you'll still be able to purchase your book for same retail price you would have paid at the beginning of the term. I mean, it's a fact that college students change their major an average of 3 times Rental refunds will be allowed during the normal refund period. Of course, the regular refund rules will still apply: the book needs to be in the same condition as it was when it was rented and you'll need a copy of your receipt.
Yes, we respect you and your learning style enough to not dictate what you do or don't do with your books Normal highlighting and note-taking are perfectly acceptable. So, what's prohibited? Well, excessive markings, as these would render the book unusable for the next customer. It's the note takers golden rule! Maybe, maybe not. We're working hard with your instructors and textbook publishers to identify as many rental titles as possible.
The good news is that these are the types of books that you may have generally had to buy "New" in the past, so hopefully you'll really feel the savings! We're all about giving you options. Some people are going to want to rent new books. Others may want to own a used book. No matter what your studying style or budget, you can get what you need here. By clicking on the link you'll be taken to our rental site where you can review your agreements and more. Rental Agreement Site.
College Bookstore Buyback Program If you have already purchased textbooks and are done with the semester and want to sell them the best way to find out how that works is to go to your college bookstore website if that is where you got them from. College Bookstore Digital Textbooks The Follett program to purchase or rent a digital textbook is called CafeScribe A rented digital textbook allows you to use the book for days.
A purchased textbook gives you ownership. There are three ways to purchase a CafeScribe digital textbook: In person at a Follett campus bookstore. Online from your campus online storefront website. Online from www. How do I purchase or rent a CafeScribe digital textbook from my campus bookstore? Take the ticket for your textbook to the register. Purchase it as you would a printed textbook.
How do I purchase or rent a CafeScribe digital textbook online from my campus online storefront website? How do I purchase or rent a CafeScribe digital textbook online from www. Click the magnifying glass icon to find your textbook. Select your textbook. Login to the account. Click on the order number to view the details of the purchase.
What happens if I drop a class? Can I highlight and take notes? Renting sounds awesome! So can I rent all my books? Looking for your rental agreement? Subjects: Student Success.
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But students have yet to catch on to the digital book revolution with the same fervor. Where some see non-adopters, others see untapped markets, and thus large and small players alike have long been targeting the digital textbook niche. Here are some of the ways they're looking to get students to trade their print for pixels. CourseSmart was launched in as a joint venture with five publishers, including McGraw-Hill and Pearson. The CourseSmart approach is pretty standard as the products of huge companies tend to be. Students can choose between a downloadable and online format of their texts.
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