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9/25/08 12:22 P

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Sorry I'm a little late on this topic, but if you can't find another outlet that will take them, check with local churches that sponsor world mission programs. I know a couple churches around here would send old textbooks to 3rd world countries, who were happy to have any sort of textbooks for their education programs.

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9/20/08 10:42 P

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If they are college texts that are still used they should be able to be sold back to the college book stores. We have soooo many bookstores that buyback at OSU you can't miss them. I saw AMAZON listed below; I have had teachers not order their books through the college bookstore and require the students to purchase them on AMAZON so the kids will be buying off of there for sure.

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HOLLYLL's Photo HOLLYLL Posts: 410
9/20/08 7:52 P

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You can sell them on Ebay as well - I have bought several text books for my kids on Ebay.

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9/20/08 6:52 P

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Thanks everyone! I'll check out the websites. I've been out of college since 1997, so I'm hoping someone might want these "outdated" books.
Thanks again!

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9/20/08 11:39 A

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When I was in college both times, I bought and sold all my books online. Half.com for sure but there are others.
www.textbooks.com/
www.textbookx.com
www.amazon.com

and to find books try this one
www.addall.com

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HALLUCINATING's Photo HALLUCINATING Posts: 4,255
9/20/08 10:23 A

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Just a thought. Maybe you could post them on the bulletin board at the school? Someone else is sure to need them or freecycle?

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9/19/08 9:27 P

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half.com

definitely sell 'em there.

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HALLUCINATING's Photo HALLUCINATING Posts: 4,255
9/19/08 6:12 P

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DD purchases her textbooks at a store right across the street from the school. She always buys used books and sells them back when she is done with them. I know most of the campus bookstores also buy and sell used textbooks if they are in good shape.
(I am assuming your talking about collage textbooks)

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9/19/08 5:24 P

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We sell ours on half.com.
We buy most of them there too.

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9/19/08 4:11 P

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Around here (TX) there are half-priced bookstores that will take just about anything. You could try something like that or put them on craigslist or ebay.

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Are they college? Have you tried college bookstores?

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I cannot find a used bookstore to take textbooks. Or even the library. I guess I could always send them off to the Goodwill or Salvation Army, but what do they do if no one buys them? Does anyone know of any other options? emoticon

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