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Our search is quite comprehensive. We extensively search the internet to help you find the cheapest price for your books. Whether it's an individual seller on a marketplace site or a large store trying to compete for your business, we search them all.

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It doesn't matter what kind of textbook you need. We price compare them all. In addition to new and used textbooks, we also price compare rentals and eTextbooks. For rentals and eTextbooks, we can it a step further and break down different rental time frames. Sometimes you don't need a book for the whole semester!

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College Knowledge

Studying Abroad and Student Loans

Studying abroad provides immense opportunities for learning and lifestyle experiences. A resume that reflects international travel might improve a student’s marketability with companies that offer global employment assignments. However, before accepting a full-time job or establishing a home with a massive number of recurring bills, a student could choose to finance certain educational courses with […]

5 Benefits of Living on Campus

You’ve graduated, now what? It’s time to go to college and get your degree so you can land that awesome job that will pay $100k+. But, there’s one question looming over you and your parents that you can’t seem to answer… “Should I live off campus or be living on campus?” After reading this, you’ll […]

How to Pick the Right College Major

Knowing what college major to pick can be a daunting task. For close to two out of three students, four years of college is no longer the norm. A report by the US Department of Education reveals that most students now take six years to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Knowing what college major to pick […]

Preparing for College – Tips for Incoming Freshmen

Few things are as nerve-wracking and anxiety-inducing as preparing for college as a freshman. After all, you are reaching a stage of your life that influences your career and professional life. So what are the best steps to take in ensuring you are fit for your first days in college? Consider these following tips. Grants […]

How College Students Can Build Their Credit Scores

From buying a first home and qualifying for a mortgage to financing a reliable set of wheels with a car loan, many early rites of passage require a good credit score. Unfortunately, many college students do not have the strong credit history needed to make those rites of passage a reality, and some do not […]

Textbook Knowledge

What Does It Mean to “Rent a Textbook”?

Renting a textbook means paying a nominal fee to borrow a textbook for a particular time frame. Textbook rentals are usually offered in three time frames; semester, quarter and session. At the end of the textbook rental time frame, the student prints out a shipping label and returns the textbook. Most of the time the […]

Pros and Cons of eTextbooks

An eTextbook, also known as a digital textbook or an online textbook is an electronic version of a published textbook which is projected to dominate the textbook market in the coming years. There are many pros and cons of eTextbooks and publishing companies are currently spending millions of dollars to develop etextbooks that provide students […]

How Do I Use CheapestTextbooks.com?

CheapestTextbooks.com is a price comparison textbook search engine. That means our only purpose is to help you find the cheapest place for you to get your textbooks. We do this by scouring the internet, essentially looking at 1000’s of sellers for all possible textbook conditions, which include: used textbooks, new textbooks, rental textbooks and ebooks. […]

What is an ISBN?

The acronym for ISBN is International Standard Book Number. It is a numeric commercial book number that is unique to every book edition. The number is usually found on the back right corner of a book. Generally, if a book was published before 2007, it has a 10 digit ISBN. If a book was published […]

What else is so great about CheapestTextbooks.com?

We have been on the internet for couple decades now. Over the years we have continually worked on our software to make it faster and faster. We know your time is valuable and we have made a textbook price comparison site that you can get through in seconds and on your way to saving big money.

 

It’s true that our focus appears to be on textbooks, but did you know we actually price compare any book? That’s right, we can run any book through our price comparison that has a bar code. That means you can save money on millions of different books. In addition, if you download the CheapestTextbooks.com app, you can easily scan the barcode of any book and get an instant price comparison.