Amazon.com, Textbooks.com and ValoreBooks.com sell and rent used student textbooks. Each website allows students to search for a specific book using the book's title, author or ISBN number.
Buying or renting used textbooks is less expensive than purchasing new books. Amazon.com and Textbooks.com claim that they sell used textbooks at a savings of up to 90 percent. ValoreBooks.com claims that everything it sells is 90 percent off and its marketplace saves students up to $500 per year.
These websites ship the books directly to the purchaser. Amazon.com offers free two-day shipping for Amazon Student members. Textbooks.com offers free shipping for orders over $25.