Answered By: Emma-Jean Gilmour - Library Support
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2017     Views: 497

Firstly, unless told otherwise at enrolment or orientation, we advise you not to purchase resources until you have talked with your lecturer. 


The library doesn’t sell textbooks.

  • But remember, your campus library has all key texts for loan, some in ebook format so it may not be necessary for you to buy the text. Check the library catalogue.

Online book retailers:

If you prefer a bookshop, try Co-op Bookshop - you can become a member for discounts.

For Chinese Medicine students, China Books. Students get 15% discount by showing your student card.


Buying ebooks

Online book retailers often offer a choice of print or ebook version of textbooks. If the retailer doesn't have the ebook version, check the publisher website directly. Here are a few common academic publishers

You can also buy print versions at these sites

Second hand options:

  • Textbook Exchange -  Create a free account to see if the textbook is available near you. When creating your account, choose "Other" under University  OR simply join via your  Facebook account.

Rental options:

  • Zookal (purchase new, 2nd hand or rent)

Price comparison site:

And finally....

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