Textbooks & School Books
As a rule I had a distaste for any reading beyond my school books.
Massive online book marketplace. Great for all books but especially hard to find titles and cheap textbooks. A lot of second-hand titles available also. Delivery costs vary depending from which seller you purchase books.
Considerable savings can be had buying through third-party sellers on Amazon. Just look for the ‘More Buying Options’ button on the right-hand side of the product page. Delivery is usually around £4 per item to Ireland for Marketplace purchases.
VitalSource is the world’s largest provider of digital course materials, including over 90% of the core textbooks in use today as eTextbooks. Savings of up to 80% to be had compared to print textbooks.
A subscription service that provides access to over 650,000 textbooks and non-fiction titles. Access via your web browser or the app for iOs and Android. Of note is the one-click referencing feature, which should simplify getting your project bibliography in order.
There’s a free 2-week trial to see if it’s for you, then it’s €12 per month (or €8 p/m if you pay for a full year upfront).
The Book Nest
The largest independent book marketplace in the world. Plenty of used textbooks to be found. Shipping varies by seller.
Routledge is the world’s leading academic publisher in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science & Technology & Medical resources, publishing thousands of books each year, serving scholars, instructors, and professional communities worldwide. Free shipping.
Publishers of award-winning research across the humanities, social sciences and business, offering the very best in academic content. Free shipping worldwide.