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This guide serves to explain that the bookstore is your first resource for textbooks and how the library can assist

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DISCLAIMER:   This is not an endorsement form Regent University Library 

How the Library Helps

By policy, the Library does not routinely purchase textbooks. 

That said, the library may have your textbook. Search by title using the Library Catalog.

Some books are widely held by libraries. Check WorldCat or search the online catalog of libraries near you. 

-Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service will:

  • Attempt to obtain specific textbook edition.
  • Attempt to obtain a scan of specific pages/chapters. Choose this if you ordered a textbook  & it's yet to arrive.


Tips and Tricks

  • When ordering, use the ISBN number to ensure you’re getting the correct edition.
  • Save receipts -- student or parents may be able to get a tax break (talk to your tax preparer)
  • Borrow books from a friend who had the same class.
  • Buy used
  • Buy earlier edition if necessary
  • Rent textbooks
  • Textbook Save Engine will find the lowest prices on the internet.