It's no secret that textbooks are expensive, but there are often ways to save money. Whether you buy them from the bookstore, rent them online, or swap them with a friend, we want to help you find your textbooks in the most accessible, affordable way possible. This guide contains tips, tricks, and strategies for making the most of your time and money when searching for and purchasing textbooks as well as other course materials. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about affordable course materials, feel free to contact Janelle Wertzberger (jwertzbe@gettysburg,edu), Assistant Dean and Director of Scholarly Communications, or Mary Elmquist (firstname.lastname@example.org), Scholarly Communications Librarian.
Here are a few tips and strategies to follow when searching for and acquiring textbooks:
Need more tips? Check out this blog post titled "Handy Bookstore Tips" for an overview of similar strategies.