5 Indian websites that let you borrow, sell, exchange college textbooks!

5 Indian websites that let you borrow, sell, exchange college textbooks!


shutterstock_2155843691. BookStoreNextDoor
There are many books which you wish to read, but you couldn’t manage to get hold of, either due to unavailability, or high price or low number of prints. But someone around you has them. They may like to share with you or sell you at a lower price to make space on their bookshelf. You can locate them by searching books on BookStoreNextDoor, contact them and make a deal.

On the other hand, you may possess books that you have read several times and they have been occupying your shelf unproductively. You can list these books on this site and sell them to other potential buyers. You may also like to lend them for a specific time or you may like to give them away to make space for new books on your shelf.

252. IndiaBookStore.net
It is a super quick and simple search engine for books that helps you find the price and availability of books across various online bookstores. It also provides user store reviews, which further help users to choose the best deal on the right store.

The IndiaBookStore.net blog Bookish is the destination for bibliophiles. It provides users book reviews, author interviews, articles by published authors, book releases, information on literary events, interesting articles that trigger your nerves to think and more.

bookchums-new-ebooks-1-6383. Book Chums
 BookChums has been initiated Sanjay Puri, a technology entrepreneur, who believes that the venture will play a role in empowering Indians with knowledge especially in the rural and remote areas who have access to a mobile phone but not to libraries or bookstores. He always vouches for the fact that businesses can and should be socially responsible. Using technology for promoting reading, BookChums, is an ebook repository aimed is aimed at promoting education and reading habits in India through the digital medium.

BookChums is the largest free ebooks site with over 50,000 titles. It promotes sharing ebooks among members through virtual ebook sharing and featuring authors as well. This site provides a platform for book lovers to create and participate in book clubs online. The website focuses on the requirements of people passionate about books and engages them in the world of books through features like book reviews, blogs, forums, book trades and club events.

FB - FLIP for Literacy4. The Reading Tub
The Reading Tub collects and distributes books to at-risk readers, whether it is a child with no books at home or a teacher building a classroom library for her struggling students. Donations fund this work, and 100% of the money they receive goes to providing literacy information and shipping books.

11044514_785673274819511_7471010323698059786_n5. Student Desk
A bunch of final year engineering students striving to do something in such a way that can be really helpful to someone and that can alter the existing practices. In case of text books, every time when any student wants to buy a book their first thought would be why not first look at library? if not, Second thought would be why shouldn’t we opt for ‘used books if there is same content in new book, and due to lack of availability of used books, we end up buying new books, making it heavy on our pocket. Readers who love to read novels and magazines, they have to pay for private library subscriptions or they have to buy new book which is very costly.

Thus, StudentDesk.in came into picture.They provide a platform for students to sell their used books online at reasonable prices rather then getting lump sum amount when they return their book to any shop, similarly a particular user can buy a book at reasonable price from some different user in his/her city/institute.

For bookworms, they provide a service by which they can exchange their books/magazines and explore their knowledge. No need to pay for every books they want StudentDesk.in provides a list of books user wants to exchange and get another book in return building a community.




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