March 13, 2011 | In: Articles

How to Get Free Textbooks

The cost of textbooks nowadays is frustrating students around the globe who are already burdened by high tuition fees and other college expenses. A college bookstore is the source of most college textbooks where students find high-priced books. However, there are several ways to get textbooks for free as long as you know where to search.

The first thing that you have to do is to visit your library at the start of the term or a few days before classes start and get a list of books required for your classes with names of author and dates of publication. Check out the catalog in your library for the specific textbook and ask your librarian if the books are available in the library. Some of these textbooks may be checked out or for in-library use only. Find out if your library is a member of the lending consortium with other colleges and universities where materials are lent to increase the items available to students.

Nowadays, there are hundreds of online websites that allow you to download or own textbooks for free or at a very low cost. With free textbooks online, you can download them for free and access them through your computer. There are also websites that allow you to acquire physical books for free and even with free postage. If there are textbooks that you really have to buy, they are usually at a minimal cost, thus you will be able to get great savings on your purchase.

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Digg
  • Sphinn
  • Facebook
  • Mixx
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Blogplay
  • MySpace
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter
  • Yahoo! Bookmarks

Comment Form