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Textbooks in the Library

Are textbooks available in UC libraries?

Textbooks in the Library

IN GENERAL THE LIBRARY DOES NOT BUY TEXTBOOKS, HOWEVER, THERE ARE SOME EXCEPTIONS. TO FIND TEXTBOOKS IN THE LIBRARY TRY:

BORROWING A COPY FROM ANOTHER OHIO LIBRARY

If a copy is not available at UC, try borrowing from another Ohio library.  Please be advised the chances are not that great. 

BORROWING ON INTERLIBRARY LOAN

Textbooks may not be borrowed through UC's interlibrary loan service.  Most libraries do NOT lend textbooks through interlibrary loan and the loan period for an interlibrary loan book  is well shy of the semester students need.

COMPARING EDITIONS

BUYING E-TEXTBOOKS

If you decide to buy an e-textbook, You may want to explore:

RENTING TEXTBOOKS

University of Cincinnati Bookstores has a rental program that allows students to save 50% or more on many of the books.  Through collaboration with Follett Higher Education Group, this new rental option is available to students under the banner of Rent-A-Text. 

OTHER RENTING SERVICES

FREE TEXTBOOKS

TAX CREDIT

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