Amazon offers US students textbook rental

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 15:22 Amazon.com is giving students the ability to rent textbooks on Kindle e-readers. The company said students can save up to 80% off textbook prices with the new initiative, which launched today. Kindle Textbook Rental will also allow students to tailor the time they loan textbooks for, between a 30 and 360-day period and students can choose to buy the book they are renting at any time. Academic publishers such as John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier and Taylor and Francis are among those signed up to the textbook rental scheme. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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