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Save your back and your bank by purchasing eBooks from Alibris Digital! We have a wide variety of textbooks, tradebooks, and fiction titles, as well as courseware for college students. You can choose between ePub and PDF files, lifetime access or rentals, and have the option to read your new books the same day you buy them on your computer, phone, tablet or eReader!

Rent or Buy

Rent for 90, 120, or 180 days or buy lifetime access for a fraction of the print book cost.

Access on any Device

EPUB format can be viewed on all devices - desktop, tablet, mobile, Mac and PC.

eBook FAQ

See our FAQ page for more information on how eBooks work.


Why buy eBooks?

There are several differences that make eBooks appealing, especially for textbooks. You can search for keywords quickly and easily through the entire text, making marks and notes for your own records. They can be accessed any time, anywhere, from your favorite devices. And by being entirely digital, there is no cost to print, package and ship a physical item, passing the savings on to you! You can also purchase courseware if your class requires it.

Can I rent an eBook?

Sure! Skip the hassle of return postage and rent your eTextbooks through Alibris. Pick a period that best reflects your classes or needs and we'll take care of the rest.

How do I buy an eBook?

Search for a book by title, author, ISBN or keyword. On the product page click the eBook tab and choose the licensing option you want. We'll then walk you through the steps of purchasing and then accessing your new book!

How do I use an eBook?

An eBook is a digital file that you can access via the Internet or saved to your device, such as a phone, tablet or eReader. There are dozens of apps and software that allow you to do this, many you probably already have! You can learn more on our eBook FAQ.