Students Willingly Shell Out Money For More Green

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Students Willingly Shell Out Money For More Green At least 14 campuses in the United States and four in Canada have passed student-approved fee increases to purchase renewable energy and/or reduce carbon emissions. Students are in favor of the $10-$25 a year fee hikes because the relatively small amount of money adds up to a… Read more »

Invasion of Privacy, or Protection of Property?

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      Invasion of Privacy, or Protection of Property? Wisconsin‘s Madison City Council has just passed legislation that regulates the sale of used textbooks by identifying who is selling what. The ordinance, which will take effect in mid-July, requires students to provide valid photo identification when selling a used textbook back to a bookstore…. Read more »

NACS Gets Involved with the Senator’s Bill

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NACS Gets Involved with the Senator's Bill Last time, we brought to your attention that Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced bill (S 945) in the U.S. Senate to regulate textbook price disclosures and posting requirements. To summarize, the bill would require publishers to offer bundled textbook materials in unbundled form, provide the ISBN and… Read more »

Multiple Textbook Time-Saver

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Multiple Textbook Time-Saver In response to users' requests, CampusBooks.com has launched the Textbook Bulk Upload feature, which allows sellers to upload up to 100 textbooks at a time for sale. This new feature will save time for sellers who have more than one or two textbooks to sell, but don't want to sit around and… Read more »

Senator Steps Up to Make Textbooks Cheaper

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Senator Steps Up to Make Textbooks Cheaper The cost of college textbook prices is climbing at four times the rate of inflation, according to information released by Illinois Senator Richard J. Durbin (D) via the State News Service in April 2007. The average student spends $900 a year on textbooks. This is ridiculous, considering that… Read more »

Why do we have a blog?

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Textbook prices just keep going up, as I’m sure you’re all painfully aware! We know textbook prices are not exactly a riveting topic, but having all been college students, we know that although textbook prices are not exciting, saving money is ! We believe that it is important to keep up on the happenings of… Read more »

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Who are we? We are an online shopping comparison Web site for books. This includes textbooks, trade books, rare books, general interest books, etc. Any book that you’re looking for, from Bridget Jones’s Diary to Introduction to Psychology , we’ve got it. The main purpose of our site is to allow users to search over… Read more »