textbooks please

Compare prices on 40 websites for all of your textbooks in a single click.

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Please visit this site with Chrome, Safari, or Firefox to automatically import your school schedule with a browser extension, or you can search for each book individually with the search bar in the top right of this page.

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How does it work? It's easy (and free):

1. install extension

Installing the textbooks please! browser extension will let you compare prices for all of your textbooks in a single click.

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install extension

This extension isn't yet available for your browser :(

You can still search for books one-by-one with the search bar on top, or bug me to make an extention for you :D

Extension installed! Proceed to step 2 :D

2. view university textbooks

Navigate to your campus's textbook requirements page and click the blue "compare prices button" to import all of your textbooks for this semester. A link to this page can be found in our list of supported universities:supported universities

Not in college? Here's an example of what this looks like.

You can find the best price for any book by searching for it by title, author, or ISBN number with the search bar on the top of this page.

3. save money

We'll compare prices from over 40 online retailers* to find you the absolute lowest price for each of your textbooks. You'll save hundreds of dollars.


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"Thank you so much for creating this website and passing it on!!! I just bought my textbooks for next semester and saved $300, #sohappy!! Wow, I used to try to look at the different websites to compare prices manually and it took so long, and then with your program it went so fast!!"

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"You saved me like $600! I found my contracts book for like $12 + shipping when it would usually be like $200. I think my mom wants to send you a thank you card, haha."

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"Yes, I used your site, and yes, it saved me hundreds of dollars. I got 2 textbooks for ~$28 each that would have otherwise been $200 apiece. Thanks!!"

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In the news

"SMU grad creates program to find cheap textbooks" from the Fort Worth Star Telegram
Jul. 18, 2013

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Send us an email and we'll send you 10 Textbooks Please stickers.

Take 10 pictures of places you've stuck them around campus, send them to us with your tshirt size, and we'll send you a free American Apparel Textbooks Please tshirt or tank top!

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