January 2010

Barnes & Noble and Amazon in the Text-Book Business

Forget about libraries or college bookstores as the place to get your college textbooks. That’s the old, antiquated way. Now, students can “rent” their text-books from Barnes & Noble campus bookstores or purchase books through Amazon for their Kindles. If you haven't read it already, definitely check out my colleague Sarajean's article detailing other "textbook rental" places, which, not surprisingly, are cheaper than Barnes & Noble's.