Online Book Information
Steps to Ordering Books
1. Register for Classes.
2. Once you have a class schedule, you can use the Spring Book list above to find the books you will need for your classes.
3. Choose a book store to buy from. You will need a credit or debit card to order books online.
4. Students are required to have their books prior to the beginning of classes. You are responsible for assignments from the first day of class, regardless of when your books ship to you.
Amazon Student is a free membership program created especially for college students. Amazon Student members receive benefits such as six months of FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime (regularly $79/year), and e-mail alerts for discounts and promotions. Click here for more information. After six months, you will receive a discount on Prime benefits.
Amazon Textbook Buy-Back Program
Amazon also has a book buy-back program that allows students to turn in books in for Amazon credit. Amazon gives up to 90% back depending on the book year and popularity. You are not selling the book, so there is no need to wait on a buyer. Amazon covers shipping cost. For more information, click here.
Barnes and Noble
Rent Text Books
Barnes and Noble offers rental textbooks to students at a reduced cost. Rental periods are for 60,90, and 130 days. Prices are flexible depending on the book's original cost and the rental period. B&N offers free shipping to return the books. For more information click here.
Barnes and Noble now offers Nook Study. Nook Study is an interactive application for PC & Mac that allows students to buy and download digital textbooks and keep all research in one place. Students can organize course work, import documents, highlight and make notes, tag notes with easy to search terms, research online and export notes for printing. To see more benefits of Nook Study (a free application), please click here.
Website: Follett Bookstore
To order from Follett, students must have a credit or debit card. LMC's Fall 2011 book list is currently loaded on the Follett site, so students can simply search by title or ISBN.
CengageBrain College Store Affiliate Program
CengageBrain.com is an online storefront which is designed to offer students the broadest selection of Cengage Learning academic products. CengageBrain.com offers a large selection of print and digital course material (textbooks, e-books, individual e-chapters, print and digital study tools, assignable assessment tools, online tutoring, and text rentals). As the publishe,r Cengage can provide great value with quick shipping and all purchases over $25 ship free. Students can choose to order traditional texts, e-books, or even rent their text.
Hawkes Learning - Math Textbooks
Students who are taking math classes may order their textbook bundles straight from the publisher.
Other Online Options
AbeBooks.com offers a variety of new and used textbooks.
Chegg.com offers a variety of new and used textbooks.
SwoopThat.com is a website that offers the prices of many competing retailers including Amazon.com, Chegg.com, Half.com, Abebook.com and BookRenter.com. Students have the ability to see all competitors sell and rent prices in one place to make the best decision on price.