Join the Extra Credit Program by CengageBrain to Buy, Give, and Save

Want to save money on your college textbooks AND donate money to a charity of your choice? Now you can! The Extra Credit Program lets you do both at once!

Trust me – doing something good for humanity will not only make you feel good, it might even bring you some good karma. Read more

eChapters vs. an armload of huge textbooks that weigh a ton

Everyone has their own preference. Some college students like echapters and others would rather walk around campus with an armload of huge textbooks that weigh a ton.

Read your eChapters with ease on your digital device. (Credit: Alexis Grant)

Read your eChapters with ease on your digital device. (Credit: Alexis Grant)

Whether you’re the type of student that likes to highlight and scribble, or the type of student that’s always on the go, CengageBrain has all college textbook formats to make college life easier. Read more

Cheap college textbooks vs. rentals up to 70% off list price

Searching for cheap college textbooks? Let me ask you something? How do you know the college student who had it last semester wasn’t an idiot? How do you know if the correct sections are highlighted? That the columns haven’t been annotated with obscure markings akin to Klingon?

Cheap textbooks are a must-have for college students. (Credit:

Cheap textbooks are a must-have for college students. (Credit:

How do you know you won’t end up with a torn-up textbook spine or pages filled with cartoon body parts that nobody wants to see! Those used college textbooks may be cheap but they aren’t always a value! Read more

One week only: Take 10% off rental textbooks from

As your summer winds down, and you (hopefully!) were able to take a relaxing and fun summer vacation, CengageBrain is here to remind you that it’s time to prepare for back-to-school!

Looking for a good deal on your college textbooks? Look no further than for a solution.  Read more offering 15% off print rentals PLUS free shipping

A new semester can mean a brand new you. Try new things. Buy new clothes. If you are still ‘undecided’ on a college major, that’s okay. This gives you an opportunity to explore electives and find out what your true passion in life is. Whatever you do, CengageBrain is here to help you with your rental textbook needs.

Our pick of the week

CengageBrain is offering five dollars off your purchase of fifty dollars or more worth of textbooks. Just use coupon code 5OFF50 at


For a limited time (1/10/2014 – 1/17/2014) students will receive 15% off print rental textbooks when you use the coupon code RENT15. Read more

One week only: Take 35% off rental textbooks from

With the Spring 2014 semester just around the corner, getting a head start on buying your textbooks really isn’t such a bad idea. In fact, it might be a great way for you to start off on the right foot – and by that we mean not procrastinating. However, you just spent countless dollars on gifts for the holidays. You might not be financially ready to dig into your pockets yet. CengageBrain has a great solution to help with that.

Show me the deals!

This week, CengageBrain is offering five dollars off your purchase of fifty dollars or more worth of textbooks. Read more

From paper to e-books: College textbooks bring flexibility to learning — What’s your preference?


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College textbooks have evolved from static paper books to digital e-books that include interactive features. Whether you choose to use print or to go digital, there are plenty of benefits to be had.

Cool features of e-books and single e-chapters

  1. Study either online or offline: Most e-books for college can be downloaded to your computer for viewing offline. Read more

College textbook rentals: Save hundreds of dollars through rental services

College tuition continues to climb and so do the costs of textbooks. No matter your degree program, you’ll be lucky to get away with spending only $400 on textbooks in one semester alone—unless you explore textbook rentals. Opting for a textbook rental service can save you upwards of 80 percent on college textbooks, and it also means you won’t have a bulky stash of books to get rid of come graduation. Read more