Why You Should Buy Used Textbooks Whenever You Can!

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Buying textbooks can be expensive, so why make it more expensive than it needs to be? Western Campus offers textbooks in five different conditions: new, nearly new, used, fair, and passable. Click here for an explanation of the various conditions. Used textbooks are a more cost-effective alternative to buying brand new textbooks. Oftentimes when you buy used, the textbooks are in just as good condition as the new texts, just a little bit of shelf wear may be present.

Here are some reasons why you should buy used textbooks.


You can save huge when purchasing used textbooks over new. Not only that, but at Western Campus we offer free shipping when a certain amount of used books are purchased. Click here to see how many used books you need to get free shipping!


It all starts with one person. Buying used books means less new books need to be printed, which means less harm to the environment. You would be amazed at the amount of perfectly fine books that are used once and then thrown away.

The previous edition is often the same

Well, not always, but oftentimes this is the case. Changes between editions are sometimes minimal, a word here and there, pagination, or maybe even just the cover.

We guarantee their condition

Each and every book we sell is guaranteed to be in top condition. Each book is individually inspected and packaged carefully before we ship it out. If you aren’t happy with your textbooks, let us know and we will be happy to assist you further.

Now you know why it’s better to buy used opposed to new. It’s more affordable, it’s greener for the planet and the editions often do not change very much. We at Western Campus Resources guarantee each and every one of our books. Shop online via our new website, send us an email or give us a call to find out everything you need to know about buying your next used textbooks.