End of semester text notes

November 14, 2018

As we hurtle towards the end of the semester, we want to remind you about some textbook policies and upcoming dates.

Many text vendors impose deadlines on book returns, which means we are starting to clear out Fall semester texts.  If there's anything that you still need to buy for this semester, please get it soon.  Most Fall books will need to be returned in the next two to three weeks, unless we already have a commitment from faculty to reuse the book in the Spring 2019 or Fall 2019 semesters.  We hold books here as long as possible, but we are running out of time.  You can check current inventory on our website at bookshop.brynmawr.edu/college.  Listings on the site will be available through November 30 only.

Book buyback dates are December 17 through December 21. We will buy back MOST titles regardless of where you bought them from.  But we guarantee buyback on ALL current semester books with receipt.  There is a subset of titles for which we require receipt because there are quantity limitations at our buyback partners.  Because there are limits, we reserve these opportunities for folks who purchased here.  Also buyback is not limited to current semester books.  We partner with MBS, a division of Barnes & Noble, and they're looking for books for all of the campuses that B&N serves, so the buy list is usually about 100,000 titles deep.

For more info on how buyback works -- including details on how we set buyback prices -- please refer to this earlier blog entry: bookshop.brynmawr.edu/guaranteedbuyback

Spring semester book requests are coming into the bookshop now.  The list of confirmed book adoptions will be available on our website starting in mid-December.