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Do Your Textbooks Cost Too Much?

Check the Library! We have hundreds of textbooks for you to check out or read online.

Check out
See which textbooks are available to check out at the Media Resources & Reserves Desk on the Upper Mall:
https://reserves.calstate.edu/eastbay/

Read online
See the textbooks we have available to read online:
http://library.csueastbay.edu/usingthelibraries/ebook-textbooks

And for other assigned reading available in the library, look at the course reserves list or search the library catalog.

More Ways to Find Low-Cost Course Materials

University Bookstore and Textbooks
Search our bookstore for textbooks, and look for "rent digital" options for some courses.

Compare Reviews for Textbook Rental Companies
A Consumer Affairs website with reviews and links to online textbook rental options.

DealOz
This service compares prices across all online bookstores: Alibris, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc. It lists rent, buy used, and buy new options.