June 22, 2011 | In: Articles

Save with Free Textbooks

Being a student is not a breeze these days, what with all the rising cost of education. Moreover, the staggering prices of textbooks add to the burden of students throughout the world. Nevertheless, if you know where to search, you can find free textbooks and enjoy tremendous savings.

Students normally spend $200 or more for a hardcover book, but could not sell it the next year since a new edition is required. Thankfully, the cyber world has started to respond. There are several websites that provide textbooks to students for free. For instance, the website Connexions is a collaboratively developing, rapidly publishing content on the web. Professors could build reading packages by selecting material from various sources and adding their own, thus they are able to create a custom-made downloadable textbook that you can e used for free.

Another site, CourseSmart is where students could purchase digital copies of textbooks directly from the publisher up to fifty percent off. A student could either read it online or download or print several sections. OpenCourseWare is a site where all MIT’s course materials are published. Anyone can download course outlines, assignments, reading material, lecture notes and lecture videos for free. You can find many online sites that provide textbooks for free and some encourage sharing of books among students.

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