The University Bookstore has rental kiosks in the store for students to rent books directly off the shelf. This service will help you cut the up front cost of course materials; you will need a credit card in order to use the rental platform.
You can also compare the prices of books at Carnegie Mellon's Bookstore to other vendors at http://cmu.verbacompare.com/. Simply find the book for your course and click compare!
Compare prices at these online websites:
Buy Used, Rent or Borrow this may be cheaper than purchasing new textbooks. Here are some online used books sellers and/or renters:
Yes, you heard us right! You can even try to trade books with others. Here's a trading site:
This guide is based on information from CUNY Libraries' Textbook Savings.
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