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Taking classes off campus or working remotely? Need help getting resources? You can chat with our reference staff from 9 am to 10 pm Monday-Friday, or 1 - 10 pm Sunday, or search our FAQ’s anytime. You can also email the Circulation Desk at or Reference Desk at

Affordable Learning at Denison

Textbooks are expensive--what else can you do?

New or used textbooks

Denison Bookstore  Your logical campus resource.
ABEbooks  Offers both new and used titles.  The biggest bookstore on earth.


Most places that offer new books also sell used books. When possible, check the condition of the book before you buy.

Denison Bookstore  Your logical campus resource.
ABEbooks  Offers both new and used titles.
Alibris  Special sections for new and used textbooks.  The biggest bookstore on earth.  Compares sites and gives you "rent,"  "buy,"  "new"  and "sell" pricing.

The major eBook publishers are producing more eTextbooks every year.

  • eTextbooks
    Buy new and used textbooks, along with eBooks for the Kindle.
  • Apple iTunes Store
    Search for: eTextbooks
    Some of the publishers with apps for the iPhone and iPad are: CourseSmart, Chegg, 
    Inkling, Bookshelf, MacMillan, Houghton Mifflin, Harcourt, and Kno.
  • Barnes & Noble eTextbooks
    These will be readable on a PC or a Mac using NOOK Study.
  • eTextbook Apps for Android
    CourseSmart, Chegg, HMH and other publishers of eTextbooks also have Android versions of their apps.

Denison Libraries, 100 W College, Granville, Ohio 43023
Phone: 740-587-6235, email:
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