Weber State to offer textbook rental program

Weber State to offer textbook rental program

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- Weber State University will offer a program to students letting them rent textbooks for about 60 percent less than the cost of buying them new.

The pilot program will start with the spring semester and the director of Weber State's campus stores says as many as 180 titles will be offered for rent.

Available titles will be accessed through a video kiosk at both the Ogden and Davis campuses.

Students would return the books during the normal book buyback period at the end of a semester.

The selection of available titles is based on which books have the longest life span and are used by the most students.

The rentals will be tax free.


Information from: Standard-Examiner

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