April 12, 2011 | In: Articles

Free College Textbooks

As college students return to their various campuses, one of the biggest shocks they will face is the huge amount of textbooks. Dozens of textbooks are now over $300 each. Not only students, but also college officials and professors are fighting back against the staggering amount of textbooks these days. For this reason, they are looking for ways to distribute college textbooks for free without violating copyright laws or illegally downloading books from some internet sites.

The past few years saw the emergence of free books sites online. These sites also provide classics and contemporary literature aside from college textbooks. You can easily download them on your computer and load to your mobile device. You can also acquire free college textbooks through the library. Keep in min that most colleges keep copies of textbooks. You can take your chance by borrowing textbooks from the library. However, keep in mind that there could be a long wait list for the most popular textbooks.

You can also find free textbooks through free cycling or web swapping. Some websites have emerged to help students obtain free textbooks. They help college students swap textbooks, movies or CDs. However, these sites are still comparatively few, so they offer less in-demand textbooks as of now. Furthermore, internet transactions have a great potential to be misrepresented so you have to take caution.

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